Lisa M. Lyman, PhD biography

Lisa M. Lyman, PhD is a postdoctoral researcher in the Center on Community Accessibility. In this position, Dr. Lyman serves as the research coordinator for the Healthy Lifestyles for People with Intellectual Disabilities Study and as a member of the Office for Program Evaluation and Research.

Dr. Lyman earned her doctorate in Health Services Research and Policy from the Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to coming to OHSU, Lisa was an AcademyHealth/National Center for Health Statistics Health Policy Fellow. With a specific focus on both children and adults with disabilities, Dr. Lyman's research interests include access, quality and outcomes of primary and mental health care services, health promotion and disease prevention programs in community and medical care settings, and disparities in care receipt and health status.

Dr. Lyman's methodological interests are in the areas of statistical analysis of large datasets, design and implementation of randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions, and use of mixed methods designs in health services research.