Biography

Division:
Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences DABP
Review Branch:
Epidemiology and Population Health EPH
Study Section:
Behavioral Genetics and Epidemiology BGES

Population-based Research in Infectious DiseasePRID


Dr. Lisa Steele serves as Chief of the Epidemiology and Population Health Review Branch (EPH RB).

Dr. Lisa Steele received her Ph.D. in immunology from Harvard University with an emphasis on CD8 T cell responses to microbial pathogens. Following her graduate work, she entered CDC as a CDC/APHL Emerging Infectious Diseases post-doctoral fellow working on the immune response to HIV-1 and schistosomiasis co-infection in human populations in Kenya and non-human primate infection models. She comes to CSR from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she was the International Activities Coordinator for the Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention Laboratory Reference and Research Branch. She directed laboratory activities of HIV and sexually transmitted infection biological and behavioral epidemiological surveillance surveys primarily in the Central American region and developed STI molecular and serological diagnostic protocols and training materials for resource poor settings.