Lisa joined the NMAHP Research Unit in 2020 to manage the Game of Stones trial led by Professor Pat Hoddinott.

Her previous roles included Trial Manager for the ELECTRIC trial (NIHR funded RCT into effectiveness of transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation on incontinence in care homes) at Glasgow Caledonian University and Trial Co-ordinator for the EuroFIT trial (EU funded four-country RCT of a lifestyle program for men delivered in elite football clubs) at University of Glasgow. She also has experience in research management in the NHS and Medical Research Council.

Lisa initially studied Podiatry at Glasgow Caledonian University followed by completion of a PhD in 2005.