Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine, of Community & Family Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute
Co-Director Medicine and the Media Programs

Lisa Schwartz, MD, MS



(603) 653-0847


  • MS, Dartmouth Medical School,  1996
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine,  1989
  • BA, SUNY - Binghamton,  1985

Primary Contact

Julie Doherty
(603) 653-0815

Curriculum Vitae

Lisa Schwartz CV


Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Schwartz's research focuses on learning how to enhance the quality of medical communication to the public, patients, physicians and policymakers.

Professional Achievements:

2013 - The electronic version, "Know Your Chances" co-authored with Steven Woloshin, was selected to be included on the National Library of Medicine Bookshelf

Published Research

In the Media

Did the Blockbuster Prozac Help or Hurt Medicine? NYTimes, October 7, 2014 »

F.D.A. Panel Backs Limits on Testosterone Drugs New York Times, September 17, 2014 »

How Well Does A Drug Work? Look Beyond The Fine Print NPR, July 25, 2014 »

Men’s Health Weak? The Cochrane Collaboration, June 9, 2014 »

How Many Middle-Aged Men Need HRT? BBC, April 27, 2014 »

‘Low T’ and the Peril of Medicating Grumpy Old Men LA Times, February 16, 2014 »

The Big T Medicine Show The Economist, February 24, 2014 »

Selling Testosterone NPR, February 6, 2014 »

Is ‘Low T’ A Real Illness Or Just Pharma Windfall? Huffington Post, February 5, 2014 »

Weighing Testosterone’s Benefits and Risks New York Times, February 3, 2014 »

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