Lisa Phipps, PharmD, PhD
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Dr. Lisa Phipps has a long history with Virginia Commonwealth University, having served in various roles here including: full time faculty in the School of Pharmacy, adjunct faculty in the Department of Chemistry, Investigational Drug Pharmacist, Hazardous Materials Coordinator, and as a liaison to the medical campus for the Office of Online Academic Programs.

She earned her Bachelor’s in Biology, PharmD, and PhD degrees at VCU, completed a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Dace Svikis, and continues to be active in research with the AWHARE (Addiction and Women’s Health: Advancing Research and Evaluation) Program, serving as the Director of Student Research and Training. Her research interests include integrative health practices and models, pain treatment, substance use, women’s mental health, cannabinoids, and health sciences education. She is the Education Coordinator for the International Programme in Addiction Studies, which is a collaborative effort between VCU, King’s College London, and the University of Adelaide. Recently, she has joined the VCU iCubed Sustainable Food Access group. She teaches topics such as evidence-based medicine, integrative health, drugs of abuse, medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders, and regulation of dietary supplements. In her role as Director of Research Development and Learning Innovation at IWH, Dr. Phipps identifies funding opportunities, and facilitates research development and grant work groups, working closely with the other Institute directors, and works to organize and develop innovative learning opportunities for students in the area of Women’s Health.