Fellow 2020 – Dr. Lisa Kisling

Dr. Lisa Kisling Thompson, DO, MPH, DipABLM

Dr. Lisa Kisling Thompson, DO, MPH, DipABLM, is a Preventive Medicine trained physician, completing her residency at the University of Colorado in 2020. She is passionate about disease prevention at both the individual and population levels and utilizes her training in Lifestyle Medicine to leverage nutrition, physical activity, healthy sleep, and stress management to promote wellness in her patients. She is knowledgeable about behavior change and has pursued additional training in Motivational Interviewing to effectively aid patients in making sustainable, healthy, life modifications. Lisa continues her training with a fellowship in Obesity Medicine focusing on evidence-based and sustainable interventions to reverse obesity and obesity-related comorbidities including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, sleep disorders, and more. In doing so, she hopes to improve the health and reduce the vulnerability of this patient population.

Lisa’s three-year residency in Preventive Medicine prepared her well to tackle disease burdens at a population level utilizing her public health training in epidemiology. She is capable in program development, using real time data-driven analytics to improve healthcare implementation on a systems level. Her ability to influencing patient- and population-level health delivery has proven successful in various healthcare settings including Rocky Mountain Regional VA and Denver Health.

Lisa serves as the founder of the University of Colorado’s Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group where she continues to promote evidence-based methods for whole-body care in medical education. She sits as a co-chair of the planning committee for the American College of Preventive Medicine, is a Donald A. Pegg award recipient, Diplomate for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, consultant for Colorado’s CURE Opioid consortium, and passionate clinician. In her free time, she can be found in her art studio painting, scrapbooking, or sewing and enjoys hiking with her husband, wakeboarding, kick boxing.