Lisa L. Gill

Health & Medicine Investigative Reporter
Expertise: Health, Money, Product Safety

For more than a decade, Lisa L. Gill has focused on healthcare concerns, particularly the cost of and access to medications, using comparative effectiveness, survey, and secret shopper data. The results inform hundreds of articles and videos across Consumer Reports’ media platforms, including Consumer Reports magazine, CR.org, “Consumer 101” (CR’s television show), web videos, and social media.

Lisa is also a Consumer Reports spokesperson on key health and wellness topics, with media appearances on the BBC, NPR’s “Marketplace,” “NBC Nightly News,” NBC’s “Today,” “CBS This Morning,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “The Dr. Oz Show,” MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg News, PBS “Weekend Edition,” FOX News, CNN, and others, and was twice a featured speaker at the Aspen Ideas festival. Quoted as Consumer Reports’ drug expert in publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and other major metro newspapers, Lisa has also recently testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on the topic of drug costs, as well as twice appeared before the Food and Drug Administration on the topics of CBD and drug advertising.

Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Lisa’s freelance articles appeared in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and other consumer publications on healthcare topics, and she was editor of Retail Pharmacy Management magazine. Lisa was also a ghost writer for continuing medical education materials, editor of Cybergrrl.com, and manager of numerous online communities, including Jane magazine and NYTimes.com.

Lisa is a two-time graduate of Indiana University, in her hometown of Bloomington, Ind., with degrees in journalism, history, gender studies, and art history. A reporter by training, Lisa is passionate about consumer safety and consumer protections. She regularly works with other journalists, consumer advocates, medical professionals, and others to encourage consumers to learn their health choices and make informed decisions.