- Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences – DABP
- Population Sciences and Epidemiology – PSE
- Study Section:
- Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions – IRAP
Dr. Lisa Steele is the Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions (IRAP) study section. 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. Dr. Steele received here 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.