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Lisa  Cranmer

Adjunct Asst Professor

Assistant Professor

Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology

Dr. Cranmer’s research focuses on tuberculosis detection and prevention among HIV-infected mothers and their children. She has worked to define the burden of TB infection and disease among HIV-infected mothers and their infants in Kenya and is currently engaged in evaluating the role of maternal immunity on infant BCG vaccine responses and infant TB infection.

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Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Trials
  • Global Health
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Vaccines


  • BS 2000, Haverford College
  • MPH 2005, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • MD 2007, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Affiliations & Activities

Society Memberships:  

  •      American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007 – Present
  •      Infectious Disease Society of America, 2010 – 2018
  •      International Union of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2010 – Present
  •      Pediatric Infectious Disease Society, 2018 -- Present


  • , , Effectiveness of Preventive Therapy for Persons Exposed at Home to Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Karachi, Pakistan., Emerg Infect Dis , ,
  • , , A randomized controlled trial of isoniazid to prevent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Kenyan HIV-exposed uninfected infants., Clin Infect Dis , ,
  • , , Newly diagnosed HIV positive children: a unique index case to improve HIV diagnosis and linkage to care of parents., AIDS Care , ,