Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy has a unique background combining education, practice, and research experience in public health and law. She began her public health career as a research assistant at the Southwest Center for Community Health Promotion building and measuring community capacity in rural and border communities and investigating the risk behaviors of first-time youth offenders in a criminal justice diversion program. Then, she attended law school, and practiced law representing municipal and county governments in a variety of litigation. Elizabeth returned to academia to coordinate The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy’s rural health programs. She then developed and now coordinates the Professional Certificate in Pharmacy-Related Health Disparities as well as the PharmD Forward program which seeks to create cross-collaborative education opportunities across the University of Arizona Campus. She is currently the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Assessment as well as an Associate Professor at The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, with an affiliate appointment in the James E. Rogers College of Law, as the co-director of the Regulatory Science Program.