Faculty Collaborators

Lisa Sullivan, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
Email: lsull@bu.edu

Lisa Sullivan, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Boston University School of Public Health and Associate Dean for Education at the School of Public Health, and serves as a consultant to the Center for Addictions Research and Services. She teaches Elementary Biostatistics for M.P.H. students and lectures in biostatistical methods for clinical researchers. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the Norman A. Scotch award and the prestigious Metcalf Award, both for excellence in teaching at Boston University. In 2008 she won the Associations for Schools of Public Health/Pfizer Excellence in Teaching Award. Dr. Sullivan is also a biostatistician on the Framingham Heart Study working primarily in developing and disseminating cardiovascular risk functions. She is active in several large-scale epidemiological studies for adverse pregnancy outcomes and in multidisciplinary research projects in prenatal diagnosis, obstetrics, autism, cardiovascular disease, and emergency medicine. She has published two books: Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health (currently in its second edition) and Introductory Applied Biostatistics. Her work has also resulted in over 160 peer-reviewed publications.