Lisa V. Adams, MD
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Dean for Global Health
Director of the Center for Global Health Equity
Community and Family Medicine
Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, MD 1990
Dartmouth International Health Group
1 Rope Ferry Road
Hanover NH 03755-3525
Office: Dean's Building rm 219/DHMC 306 Borwell
Phone: 603.650.6060 / 650-1231
Dr. Adams is a thought leader with expertise in global health equity and tuberculosis care and delivery. Her interests include global and domestic health equity, equity in global partnerships, and decolonizing global health. Her work in tuberculosis is focused on international and domestic TB care and prevention, optimizing TB care delivery, TB program monitoring and evaluation, pediatric TB, and TB/HIV.
PI of Dartmouth's HIV Training Grant from NIH/FIC, 2018-23: Dartmouth-Boston University HIV-TB Research Training for the Infectious Disease Institute at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Dartmouth College: Global Health and Society (Dartmouth College, Geography 02); Essentials of Global Health Research (INTS 87.1);
Geisel School of Medicine: Patients and Populations (M2 year); Global Health Delivery: Mycobacteria/TB lectures in Scientific Basis of Medicine course; Case Studies (elective); Introduction to Global Health (elective )
Dr. Lisa V. Adams is the Associate Dean for Global Health, Director of Dartmouth’s Center for Global Health Equity Director of Global Initiatives, and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Infectious Disease and International Health at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. In all her roles, she develops and oversees cross-cutting global health programs and partnerships involving faculty, staff and students.
She has worked in domestic and international TB care and prevention for over 25 years. As an international TB consultant, she has worked in over a dozen countries to provide technical assistance to Ministries of Health. She has published extensively on her TB and HIV research and on global health equity and education. At Dartmouth, she teaches global health and health equity to medical and college students. She is engaged in research on TB and HIV care and is leading a major training initiative through the DarDar Programs, a collaboration between Dartmouth and Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2012, she led Dartmouth’s faculty participation in the Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program, a major medical education initiative. She recently worked with partners in China, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), South Africa, and Ukraine on projects to improve the delivery of TB care services to vulnerable populations, including HIV-infected individuals, children, and those suffering from drug-resistant TB.
Predictors of suboptimal adherence to isoniazid preventive therapy among adolescents and children living with HIV.
The adverse health effects of punitive immigrant policies in the United States: A systematic review.
Correction to: Successful implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy at a pediatric HIV clinic in Tanzania.
Successful implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy at a pediatric HIV clinic in Tanzania.
DAR-901 vaccine for the prevention of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis among BCG-immunized adolescents in Tanzania: A randomized controlled, double-blind phase 2b trial.
The social implications of participant choice on adherence to Isonaizid Preventive Therapy (IPT): A follow-up study to high completion rates in Eswatini.
Adopting locally the lessons learned globally: a call to action for academic medical centres in the USA.
Decolonizing Global Health Education: Rethinking Institutional Partnerships and Approaches.
Integrated and patient-selected care facilitates completion of isoniazid preventive therapy in Eswatini.
Health Professional Training and Capacity Strengthening Through International Academic Partnerships: The First Five Years of the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda.