Lisa Bero, PhD

School of Pharmacy
533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117
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Awards and Honors

LaBelle Lectureship, McMaster University, 1998

Distinction in Mentoring Award, UCSF, Academic Senate, 2009

Harold Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF, 2009
Lisa A. Bero, PhD, Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy and Institute for Health Policy Studies, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, is a pharmacologist with primary interests in how clinical and basic sciences are translated into clinical practice and health policy. She has developed and validated methods for assessing bias in the design, conduct and dissemination of research on pharmaceuticals, tobacco and chemicals. Dr. Bero has also conducted analyses to examine the dissemination and policy implications of research evidence. Her international activities include advisor to the World Health Organization Department of Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies, member and chair of the WHO Essential Medicines Committee and member of the Pan American Health Organization Advisory Committee on Health Research. She is Director of the San Francisco Branch of the United States Cochrane Center and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Pharmaceutical Research and Science Policy. She was an elected member of the Cochrane Collaboration Steering Group for 12 years and was appointed Co-Chair in 2013. Dr. Bero serves on several national and international committees related to conflicts of interest and research, such as the Institute of Medicine Committee on Conflict of Interest in Medical Research, Education and Practice.