Lisa DeTora

Associate Professor and Director of STEM Writing, Hofstra University

Lisa DeTora is an Associate Professor and the Director of STEM Writing at Hofstra University where she teaches in various departments and programs including writing studies, rhetoric, disability studies, chemistry, biology, sports science, and narrative medicine. A long-time member of ISMPP’s Ethics and Standards committee, Lisa has co-authored several papers on topics in publication ethics, including authorship, ghostwriting, and everyday tactics for publications management. She has been a speaker at various TIPPA meetings since 2010, covering ethics beyond the ICMJE, authorship, plain language, and translating regulatory materials into publications. Lisa serves as the editor of Regulatory Writing: An Overview, a publication of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, which provides guidance and advice for writers of regulatory documentation in CMC, nonclinical, and clinical areas. Her scholarly work also includes studies in embodiment, graphic narrative, technical communication, and the rhetoric of health and medicine.