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Lisa Marie  Cranmer

Adjunct Asst Professor

Assistant Professor

Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology

Dr. Cranmer’s research focuses on tuberculosis detection and prevention among mothers and children affected by HIV. She is currently PI of an NIH/NIAID K23 award to evaluate the role of maternal immunity on infant Mtb risk and is also Protocol Chair for an IMPAACT/HVTN-supported TB vaccine trial among children with and without HIV. 

Contact Information

2015 Uppergate Drive, Suite 234

ATLANTA , GA 30322


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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 , ,