Population Health Sciences Faculty

Lisa M. Lee, PhD, MA, MS

Lisa M. Lee
Research Professor
Department of Population Health Sciences
Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation
Director, Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, MD
  • Master of Arts, educational psychology
    University of Colorado Denver
    Denver, CO
  • Master of Science, bioethics
    Albany Medical College
    Alden March Bioethics Institute
    Albany, NY

Professional Experience

  • An epidemiologist, bioethicist, and ethics educator, Dr. Lee is Virginia Tech's associate vice president for research and innovation, and director of the division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance. Most recently, she served as the inaugural chief of bioethics at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research and, during the Obama administration, as executive director of the Presidential Bioethics Commission. For more than 25 years, Lee has worked in public health and ethics at the local, state, and federal levels, including 14 years at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.