Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD

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Lisa Fitzpatrick is a board-certified infectious diseases physician and CDC-trained medical epidemiologist. She is medical director of the Infectious Diseases Care Center at United Medical Center in Washington, DC and is also a professorial lecturer at the GW Milken Institute School of Public Health. Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Dr. Fitzpatrick worked 10 years as a medical epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. Her decision to leave federal government service to work in the community was largely based on a personal desire to ensure that her expertise and professional experiences would directly benefit underserved communities of color.

Dr. Fitzpatrick earned her Bachelor's degree and MD at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Masters in Public Health from the University of California-Berkeley School of Public Health. She is a guest blogger for Huffington Post and the founder of the Community Wellness Collective, a low-cost wellness center in Southeast DC that offers inexpensive exercise and health literacy classes for residents living east of the Anacostia River.

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