Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Dr. Lisa Moreno-Walton

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Dr. Lisa Moreno-Walton is President Elect of the AAEM and Professor of Emergency Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences.  Dr. Moreno also serves as Director of the Latino Scholars Program at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine and Director of Viral Testing at University Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine.

During her years serving on the AAEM Board of Directors, she has focused on the development of women and underrepresented minorities in leadership positions. She holds degrees in Medicine and Clinical Research and is a National Institutes of Health Research Scholar. She is the founder of the Academy for Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine (ADIEM), an academy of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). 

Her multiple awards include the SAEM Martin Leadership Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Professionalism Award, Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine Distinguished Educator Award, and the ADIEM Outstanding Academician Award. Moreno also received the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Healthcare Executive Diversity & Inclusion Certificate.

The recipient of many research grants, Moreno has also given more than 500 academic presentations and authored or co-authored 45 publications, including 6 book chapters. Dr. Moreno’s research interests include HIV, violence prevention and treatment, diversity, and healthcare disparities. She participates in LSU Health New Orleans Summer Research Program, mentoring college students who aspire to careers in medicine towards the completion of basic research projects. She has mentored over 300 students, residents and junior faculty around the world towards successful careers in research and medicine.

Wednesday, August 21st 2019 at 11am

Columbia Medical Center (701 W. 168th St.) Hammer Health Sciences Building  Room 312