Lisa S. Anderson, M.P.H.

Director of Educational Programs

 Lisa S. Anderson, M.P.H.Instructor

Department: Division of Epidemiology

Phone: (804) 628-2512


One Capitol Square, 8th Floor, Room 813
830 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219


  • BA - Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA, 1984
  • MPH - Virginia Commonwealth University, 1996
  • Post-master's certificate, Medical Education, Virginia Commonwealth University

Research Expertise

Learner-centered teaching approaches, implementation of service-learning into graduate curricula, health equity and health disparities, community outreach and engagement, impact of occupational noise on hearing loss.

Teaching Expertise

  • Public health ethics, student applied experience facilitation, reflective practice


  • Outstanding Departmental Teacher Award, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Virginia Public Health Association

Keywords & Interest Areas

  • Public health ethics
  • Learner-centered approaches such as case-based learning, team-based learning, small group discussion
  • Service-learning
  • e-portfolios for reflective practice
  • On-line teaching approaches

Selected Publications

  • Anderson, LS, Royster, MO, Bailey N, Reed, K. Integrating service-learning into an MPH curriculum for future public health practitioners: Strengthening community-campus partnerships. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Jul-Aug;17(4):324-7.
  • SW Masho, LS Anderson. Sexual assault in men: A population-based study of Virginia. Violence and Victims 24(1):98-110, 2009.
  • LS Anderson, WT Beverly, LC Corey, LM Murrelle. The Mid-AtlanticTwin Registry. Twin Research 5(5): 449-455, 2002.
  • T Adera, C Amir, L Anderson. Time Trends Analysis of Hearing Loss: An Alternative Approach to Evaluating Hearing Loss Prevention Programs. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 61:161-65, 2000.
  • T Adera, C Amir, L Anderson. Use of Comparison Populations for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Hearing Loss Prevention Programs. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 61:11-15, 2000.

Books, Book Chapters, Monographs

  • DB Wilson, LS Anderson. “Addressing Primary Prevention in Vulnerable Populations.” In Roux, G, Halstead, J (Eds.), Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.
  • LS Anderson, SW Masho. Women’s Health, Virginia, 2004: A Summary of Statistics and Indicators Vital to the Status of the Health of Women in Virginia. Virginia Department of Health, 2004.
  • LS Anderson, SW Masho, M Getnet. An Examination of Virginia Hospital Discharges, 2003: Birth through Age 21, Including Trends from 1997-2003. Virginia Department of Health, 2005.

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