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

Building a Better Drug Trial Epoch Times, December 4, 2014 »

Should Drug Makers be Required to Take FDA Advice on Pivotal Trials? Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2014 »

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 »

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