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Lisa Bell

Director, Community Benefit – BayCare Health System

Lisa Bell leads the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) and Community Benefit work across the 15 hospitals in the BayCare Health System; the largest health system in the Tampa Bay region.  Prior to being recruited into her position Lisa led similar work for SSM Health in Madison, WI. Madison presented unique opportunities for Lisa to hone her public health practice, work with the Population Health experts at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, engage in state and local advocacy efforts to address health disparities and develop multidisciplinary collaborations to better drive health improvement through collective impact and community engagement.

In her current role Lisa is responsible for fiscal oversight and impact of CHNA Implementation Plans in excess of $41m annually. Lisa is Co-Chair of the Florida Hospital Association Community Benefit Workgroup. She also provided primary leadership in the development of a four-county collaborative of hospitals and Department of Health partners; All4HealthFL

Lisa held an Adjunct Faculty appointment at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from 2008-2015 and since 2010 has held an Adjunct Faculty position with St. Petersburg College.

Lisa received a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene; and a Master Degree in Public Health from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ graduating Summa Cum Laude and the first inductee into the University’s Public Health Honor Society.

Lisa Bell