Lisa has particular interests in prenatal screening and diagnosis, infectious diseases and fetal medicine.
Lisa is a maternal fetal medicine specialist. She was awarded her PhD in 2013 after undertaking genomics research at the Tufts Medical Centre in Boston. Her post doctoral research focusses on her special interests in prenatal screening and diagnosis, particularly the use of cell-free nucleic acids in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities and prediction of obstetric complications. She was awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship in 2016 and is a team leader in the Reproductive Epidemiology group at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.
She is an associate editor with the leading fetal medicine journal Prenatal Diagnosis, and was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis in 2020. She is an editorial board member of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology and an Advisory Board member for the International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Lisa is involved in RANZCOG activities through her role on the Genomics Advisory committee and as MFM subspeciality examiner. She is also a member of Stillbirth Subcommittee of the Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM, and the National Congenital Anomaly Advisory Group.