Dr. Lisa C. McCormick (DrPH, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BS, University of Southern Mississippi) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UAB School of Public Health.
Dr. McCormick is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice for the UAB School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. McCormick is the Lead Evaluator for the Region IV Public Health Training Center, Director of the Research Education Core for the UAB CounterACT Research Center of Excellence in Arsenicals, Director of the Research Experience Training Coordination Core for the UAB Superfund Research Center, and an Investigator with Live HealthSmart Alabama. Dr. McCormick's research and scholarship focus on program evaluation, training outcomes, and public health preparedness.
Dr. McCormick's primary research interests are focused on public health preparedness and response, the organization of response systems, and assessing interorganizational networks as a dimension of response capacity. She has also conducted research on preparedness education training programs and expanding emergency preparedness competencies, public health workforce development, and HIV-related stigma among healthcare workers. Dr. McCormick has also worked with both state and local health departments on program evaluation.
Dr. McCormick currently teaches Community Assessment (PUH 602), the MPH Capstone Course (PUH 695), Environmental Disasters (ENH 610/770) and Exploring Population Health (PUH 496/696). In the past she has taught other courses that address different aspects of disaster and emergency management and preparedness policy at both the graduate and undergraduate level.