Lisa Dimitriadis has a PhD in Public Health from Walden University, a MS in Higher Education from Kaplan University, Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Kaplan University, an MA in history from the College of Charleston, and a BS in history from Francis Marion University. Dr. Dimitriadis' main focus of interest and research is disease history. She was born and raised in Southwest Virginia but has lived in South Carolina with her husband and two sons for the last seventeen years. Dr. Dimitriadis has been teaching at the two and four year college level for the last eleven years and has a real passion for conveying her love of history, humanities and public health to her students. Her hobbies include travel, reading, watching movies and television, walking, scrapbooking, couponing and spending time with friends and family.