June 24, 2015
The Drexel University School of Public Health is saddened to announce that longtime professor, Lisa A. Ulmer, ScD, MSW, passed away on Sunday, June 21. Prior to coming to Drexel in 2003, Lisa served Southern University in Louisiana, the University of Tennessee, Johns Hopkins University, and the Catholic University and rose from Assistant to Full Professor. At Drexel, Lisa served as Chair of the Department of Community Health and Prevention and founder of the school’s first doctoral program. She also served as interim chair of Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and mentored generations of students, faculty, and staff.