Lisa Barrett Bio

Lisa Barrett



Dr. Lisa Barrett is a Clinician Investigator and Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology and Department of Pathology at Dalhousie University. She received her MD and PhD from the Memorial University of Newfoundland. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Dalhousie University and an Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Toronto. Lastly, she completed post-doctoral and clinician scientist training at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, where she was the immunologic lead on several early phase clinical trials. She is currently the Principal Investigator of the Senescence, Aging, Infection and Immunity (SAIL) laboratory that studies immune responses in chronic and persistent viral infections.


Dr. Barrett is a Co-Applicant on the grant. She will guide the establishment of prospective national cohort and biobank with focus in Nova Scotia. She will also guide clinical science and health services research using the cohort (Pillar 3).