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Lisa Rosenfeld, MPH

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Lisa  Rosenfeld, MPH


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  • English


Research Interests

• All hazard emergency preparedness & response- individual & family
• Disaster preparedness & response- business & community
• Coalition building for public health response to emergencies & disasters
• Roles for pharmacy within public health 
• Influenza preparedness & response planning, programming, & evaluation
• Medication management, adherence and compliance
• Domestic medical tourism



1979 MPH
Yale University
1977 B.A.
University of Rochester


Lisa A. Rosenfeld MPH is currently engaged in developing programs and business opportunities that better integrate pharmacists in public health, specifically for improving medication management, prescription adherence and reducing hospitalizations. Ms. Rosenfeld is working with a national team of experts using computer methodologies and telemedicine to optimally connect treating physicians, patients and caregivers. Previously, she served as the Program Coordinator for the Palm Beach County Health Department on a CDC/NACCHO grant to evaluate and enhance a website and online toolkit, www.rx4prep.org, Prescription for Preparedness. Ms. Rosenfeld was the Pandemic Influenza Coordinator for the Palm Beach County Health Department in 2009-2011 and the Planning Unit Chief during the H1N1 influenza pandemic, responsible for vaccine distribution. Through grant funding, she initiated public-private collaborations with community pharmacists “extending the reach” of the local health department. The National Immunization Excellence Overall Season Activity Award for 2010 was presented to the Palm Beach County Health Department which Ms. Rosenfeld accepted in Phoenix in May 2010. She received the 2010 Member of the Year award by the Palm Beach County HERC (Healthcare Emergency Response Coalition). Ms. Rosenfeld has published a paper on the collaborative relationship between retail pharmacies and local public health departments, defining a key role for pharmacists in public health.   She was the founding Director of the Center for Biopreparedness at the Florida Public Health Institute and published on the use of computer modeling for emergency preparedness functions. Her earlier career was concentrated in strategic planning for hospitals and academic healthcare institutions.