Lisa Cadmus-Bertram

Credentials: PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor

Lisa Cadmus-Bertram's head shot.

Current role

As part of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) team, Lisa Cadmus-Bertram provides expertise related to the assessment and analysis of physical activity and other health behaviors.

Research Interests

Cadmus-Bertram’s research centers on the study of physical activity to protect health and enhance management of chronic disease. She is particularly interested in the integration of physical activity promotion interventions into cancer survivorship care, the use of wearable technologies to help people life a healthier life, and factors influencing physical activity behaviors in Wisconsin’s rural populations.

Her work is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the UW’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and the Virginia Horne Henry Foundation.

Prior to joining UW–Madison in 2014, Cadmus-Bertram completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the University of Washington’s Department of Health Services and conducted physical activity and cancer research for five years at the University of California, San Diego.


  • Yale University, joint PhD, epidemiology and psychology