Dr. Lisa M. Greenhill originally joined the AAVMC in 1996 and has worked for the association on three separate occasions. Most recently, she joined the AAVMC in 2004 as the Associate Executive Director for Institutional Research and Diversity before becoming Senior Director for Institutional Research and Diversity. Her work primarily focuses on the ongoing development and implementation of the DiVersity Matters initiative at the national and local levels as well as promoting the veterinary medical profession within communities of color.
Lisa also directs the association’s national research agenda. She collects and analyzes data and produces reports related to academic veterinary medicine to include the applicant pool, enrollment, institutional economic impact and diversity.
Previously, she worked as a Research Associate at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium and as the Legislative Manager for the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses.
She earned a master’s degree in Public Administration (with a specialization in health policy) from George Mason in Fairfax, Va. and an EdD in Higher Education Administration and Organizational Change from Benedictine University.
Lisa is the mother of teenage daughter and the owner of a fun-loving puppy. She also currently runs a blog and podcast about adoption in communities of color.