Lisa Goldstone joined the faculty at the USC School of Pharmacy in June 2017 as an associate professor of clinical pharmacy. She received her doctor of pharmacy from the University of Arizona (UA) in 2007 and became an assistant professor at the UA College of Pharmacy in 2010. She earned her master of science in clinical psychology from Illinois State University in 1996 and worked as a professional counselor with at-risk populations in Arizona prior to becoming a pharmacist. She holds board certification in both psychiatric pharmacy and pharmacotherapy. Goldstone has nearly 25 years of clinical experience working with patients with psychiatric disorders across all age groups in a wide variety of settings, although the majority of her work has been with underserved populations. She currently provides a psychiatric pharmacy consult service including pharmacogenomics testing in the outpatient psychiatry clinic at Keck Medical Center in Los Angeles for patients with medical complexity and/or treatment-resistant or refractory psychiatric disorders.
Goldstone is actively involved in the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and is currently serving as the organization’s president. She has been involved with both government and professional affairs and served as an editor of the Theory to Practice Case Product. She also chaired the 2016 Program Committee and the Pharmacist Position Paper Workgroup, which authored the psychiatric pharmacist value paper in 2015. She was the recipient of the Preceptor of the Year Award in 2012 from the UA College of Pharmacy and the Original Research Award from CPNP in 2013.