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Tufts University School of Medicine

Lisa Paradis

Adjunct Instructor: Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Health Communication

Lisa Paradis

Adjunct Instructor: Public Health and Community Medicine
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Health Communication

Phone ​617-636-7000

Biography

​Lisa has more than 15 years of experience writing and editing for public health audiences on a variety of topics, particularly on cancer, health policy, women’s health, and aging and caregiving. Most recently, she has worked at the National Institutes of Health for a federal advisory committee to the White House on cancer policy, where she has served as federal lead on content development for reports to the U.S. President and on digital strategy and engagement initiatives. She has also provided strategic communication consultation for community health organizations and public health advocacy efforts.

Education

  • ​BS, 1999, Boston University
  • MPH, 2009, Tufts University School of Medicine

Research interests

Behavioral Science and Health Communication

Research synopsis

Recent projects include the following topic areas:
Use of technology to enhance access to health information, support patient engagement, and accelerate progress in cancer research
Addressing the financial burden on patients and health systems associated with cancer treatment and the rising costs of cancer drugs
Increasing uptake of HPV vaccination
Developing and implementing digital strategies for federal health agency efforts

Publications

Paradis LJ, Sienko JJ. Urgency for Action to Prevent Cancer: Recommendations from the President's Cancer Panel to Accelerate HPV Vaccine Uptake. Abstract 302591, 142nd Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association. New Orleans, LA. November 2014.

Reuben SH, Milliken, EL, Paradis LJ. The Future of Cancer Research: Accelerating Scientific Innovation. ­President's Cancer Panel 2010-2011 Annual Report. National Cancer Institute. November 2012.

Reuben SH, Milliken, EL, Paradis LJ. America's Demographic and Cultural Transformation: Implications for Cancer. ­President's Cancer Panel 2009-2010 Annual Report. National Cancer Institute. May 2011.

Paradis LJ, Graffam S. Paving the difficult road to universal insurance coverage: spotlight on U.S. innovators. Decision Resources, Inc. Spectrum, Pharmacoeconomics, Pricing, and Reimbursement. Issue #11, September 200