Lisa Rotondo

Director, Act to End NTDs | East and ENVISION Project


  • MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
  •  BA, Health Sciences & Psychology, Kalamazoo College

Press Inquiries

To request an interview, contact our Media Relations team.
+1 919 541 7340

Lisa Rotondo is a leading expert in the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), having worked for more than a decade with ministries of health, the World Health Organization (WHO), and non-governmental organizations to lead, implement, and advocate for neglected tropical disease programs around the world. She serves as Director for USAID’s ENVISION project—a global project aiming to control and eliminate seven NTDs by the year 2020—and has recently been named the Project Director of USAID’s Act to End NTDs | East Project.

In addition to providing leadership and technical and operations oversight for RTI NTD project activities, Ms. Rotondo serves as a member of the Trachoma Expert Committee, was recently the Chair of the NTD Non-Government Development Organization (NGDO) Network, and is a former member of the Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholder Working Group. She holds an MPH from Emory University, and is fluent in English and French.