Lisa Stevenson (AB 1983)



As the Assistant Dean for Student Diversity and Engagement at Washington University School of Medicine, Lisa Stevenson directs the planning, implementation and evaluation of key initiatives integral to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s mission of preparing a diverse student body to become leaders in a vibrant, global society.

Lisa majored in psychology at Harvard and as a Consortium for Graduate Study in Management fellow, earned an MBA in marketing at Washington University’s John M. Olin School of Business. She worked in benefits consulting for several years before making a career change and moving on to undergraduate admissions at Washington University. She transferred to the School of Medicine, where she oversees the recruitment and support of students from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine as well as first generation and socioeconomically disadvantaged students. In addition, she manages the ODEI’s pathway programs introducing younger students to STEMM careers.

A native St. Louisan, Lisa serves on the Family Services Committee for Ronald McDonald Charities of St. Louis and served on the Parent Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee for Whitfield School as well as Community School’s School Culture Committee. She is a member of Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Groups on Diversity and Inclusion and Diversity Affairs.

In her spare time she enjoys practicing yoga, spinning and spending time with her daughter.