Project Director, ENVISION
- MPH, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
- BA, Health Sciences & Psychology, Kalamazoo College
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.
In addition to providing technical and operations oversight for ENVISION activities, she is Chair of the NTD Non-Government Development Organization (NGDO) Network, a member of the Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholder Working Group, and serves as a member of the Trachoma Expert Committee, reviewing applications for donated Zithromax® and providing expertise to further the global effort to eliminate blindness from trachoma.
Prior to joining RTI, Ms. Rotondo worked for The Carter Center as Assistant Director of the Trachoma Control Program and at the Task Force for Global Health as Deputy Director of the International Trachoma Inititiative, which manages Pfizer's global donation program for Zithromax®. She speaks English and French.