Lisa is a senior health services researcher at RTI Health Advance
With more than 20 years in healthcare research and consulting, Lisa has experience with leading complex “big data” analyses, building interactive decision-analytic and predictive models, and developing and implementing performance measures, survey instruments, and quality-of-life measures. Her current work includes directing RTI Rarity™ - an initiative focused on developing a new approach to risk prediction and adjustment for social factors using artificial intelligence and data science methods.
She is widely published in a variety of subject areas, including health policy and payment reform, healthcare quality, risk adjustment, cost-effectiveness and affordability issues, illness burden, and disparities and inequities. In addition to serving on the Editorial Board of Medical Care, she is the founding co-editor of The Medical Care Blog, sponsored by the Medical Care Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and also serves as the chair of the Medical Care Section’s Health Equity Committee.
Lisa holds a PhD in Clinical and Population Health Research from the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School; an MPH in Health Policy from the University of Massachusetts Amherst; and a BS in Technical Communication from Northeastern University.
Drs. Denise Clayton and Lisa Lines discuss improving social determinants of health data using the Local Security Inequity score in Part 2 of our social determinants of health video series.