Lisa M. Lowery, MD, MPH

Lisa M. Lowery, MD, MPH
  • Assistant Dean for Diversity and Cultural Initiatives
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Lisa Lowery, MD, MPH, is the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Cultural Initiatives at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She is a native of Grand Rapids and a graduate of Ottawa Hills High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in microbiology, with honors, from Michigan State University. Dr. Lowery received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. She completed a combined internal medicine and pediatric residency program at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Michigan State University/Grand Rapids campus.

Dr. Lowery completed a subspecialty fellowship in adolescent medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. While at Johns Hopkins, she obtained a Master of Public Health degree in the Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, with a certificate of concentration in maternal and child health.

Dr. Lowery is an adolescent medicine specialist at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital-Spectrum Health Medical Group. She has been on faculty since July 2004. Dr. Lowery also serves as adolescent medicine section chief; division chief of HDVCH pediatrics specialties; and associate program director for the combined internal medicine program Michigan State University/Grand Rapids Campus.

She is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development and, in April 2020, Dr. Lowery was appointed assistant dean for diversity and cultural initiatives at the College of Human Medicine.

Dr. Lowery is the president of the West Michigan Medical Society/National Medical Association and serves on the Urban League of West Michigan Board of Directors, the Cherry Health Foundation Board, the Kent County Community Health Advisory Committee, Wedgewood Christian Services Board of Directors and Grand Rapids LGBTQ Health Consortium Board of Directors.


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