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Doctor Lisa Ballard

Dr Lisa Ballard

 DHealthPsych CPsychol ACTAccred (AAAC)
Senior Research Fellow

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Currently, Lisa is based in Clinical Ethics, Law and Society (CELS) in the Faculty of Medicine where she is researching ethical and legal issues in genetic and genomic medicine. She is a senior research fellow for the NIHR BRC (National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre) Data, Health and Society theme. This work explores stakeholder views regarding the use of routinely collected hospital data in a learning healthcare system and working with residents of SO14 with the HomeGrownSO14 Project ( In addition, Lisa contributes to the EPPiGen Project regarding ethical preparedness in genetic and genomic medicine, an ESRC funded project exploring decision making in predictive & prenatal genetic testing, and has been developing myKinMatters, a web app to help patients communicate genetic information to family members.