Lisa Discepola

Managing Director, Clinical Operations

Lisa brings a background in pharmacology along with more than twenty years of industry experience to Stiris. In her role overseeing Clinical Operations she provides support to the sales & marketing team, as well as client management, and contributes to the company’s strategic development. She is a member of Stiris’ senior executive team.

Early in her career Lisa conducted cardiac studies in the animal labs in graduate school and in pharma. After a stint in pharmaceutical sales she transitioned to the role of CRA where she carried her cardiology knowledge into statin and hypertension trials, eventually expanding into immunology (asthma, dermatology).

Lisa then joined a growing pharmaceutical company as a Project Manager, overseeing a pediatric dermatology program and “off label” immune modulator drugs in transplant.

Lisa holds a Masters in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Montreal. She speaks four languages, including English, French, Italian and Spanish.