Dr.Lise E. Nigrovic

About Lise Nigrovic

Lise Nigrovic received her MD in Medicine from Harvard Medical School and her MPH in clinical effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed her residency, chief residency and clinical fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. She joined the faculty in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2006. She now serves as Co-director for the Population Science for the Institutional Centers for Clinical and Translational Research (ICCTR) and the Boston Children’s Hospital Medical Research Office for Harvard Catalyst. 

Research Overview

Dr. Lise Nigrovic’s research focus has been in the approach to diagnosis and management of children with infectious and traumatic emergencies. Her significant research contributions include the development and multi-center validation of a clinical prediction model to distinguish between bacterial and viral meningitis. Her current research focuses on the diagnosis of Lyme disease in children.  She is the founding chair of Pedi Lyme Net, a multi-center pediatric research network, with a pediatric biorepository.