American Board of Family Medicine
Education and Experience
Lisa graduated Summa cum laude at the University of New Mexico with a BA in Languages, and earned her MD at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Prior to joining SEARHC, she completed her residency in Billings, MT.
Lisa says, “Being Native American (family from Laguna Pueblo in NM), I am very passionate about serving an indigenous population and I am excited for the opportunity to be part of a team that serves such a large native population even in the most remote of areas. Excited to learn about a new people and their culture, and becoming more involved in the Sitka community.”
Awards and Honors
Among the number of awards Lisa has garnered throughout her career, she has earned The Outstanding Montana Family Medicine Practice Resident of the Year, the Morris K. Udall National Scholarship and been published in Family Physicians Inquiries Network.
Lisa has special medical interest in rural, wilderness medicine, global health and international medicine, and wound care.
Lisa enjoys a number of outdoor activities, especially hiking, fishing and mushroom hunting (new hobby since moving to Sitka) with her significant other and husky dog named Duke. She also enjoys rock climbing, running, and. crossword puzzles.