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Michael P. Lischke, EdD, MPH

Associate ProfessorLischke Michael EdD MPH Regular
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Richard Janeway, MD, Distinguished Director, Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Adjunct Faculty, Maya Angelou Research Ctr. on Minority Health

“Along with my spouse, Dr. Aimee Lischke, a family medicine physician and alum of the Wake Forest Family Medicine Residency program in Winston-Salem, we keep extremely busy with our four growing and active children — Andrew, Cameron, Nadia, and Merry. I enjoy cooking, exercising, and making a difference in our community by being actively engaged in several non-profit organization across the  Piedmont Triad.”


Academic Organizational Development, Leadership Development, Student Career Choice



1990Emory University
Atlanta, GA
B.A. Degree, Sociology
 1992Emory University
Atlanta, GA
M.P.H. Degree, Health Policy and Management
1999Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Ed.D. Degree, Educational Leadership and Policy


Academic Career

1992 – 1995Director of Admissions
Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
1995 – 1996Interim Director
University Admissions and Recruitment
Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University
Philadelphia, PA
1996 – 2002Senior Assistant to the Vice President and Dean
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2000 – 2003Instructor in Medical Education
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC
2001 – 2016Director
Area Health Education Center (Northwest Division)
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC
2003 – 2004Instructor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2004 – 2012Executive Director
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC
 2004 – 2010Assistant Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
 2004 – presentAdjunct Faculty
Maya Angelou Research Center on Minority Health
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
2005 – 2011

Associate Faculty in Women Health Center of Excellence
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

2010 - present


2012– present

Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC            

Associate Dean
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

2016- presentRichard Janeway, MD, Distinguished Director of the Northwest AHEC
Area Health Education Center (Northwest Division)
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, NC

 Selected Publications

Community Activities & Service

Forsyth Futures
Board of Directors
2011 - present

United Way of Forsyth County
Campaign Chair, WFBMC 2011
Campaign Cabinets, 2011

Cornerstone Healthcare Foundation
Chair, Board of Directors, 2012 - present
Board of Directors, 2009 - present

Crosby Scholars
Senior Advisor, 2008-2013

North Carolina Association of Free Clinics
Board, 2009 - present

The Marshall B. Bass Children’s Fund
Board of Directors, 2007 – present

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
School of Nursing Advisory Board, 2006 – present

North Carolina Arthritis Advisory Board
Member, 2006 – 2010

Piedmont Triad Partnership Healthcare Leaders Roundtable
Member, 2006 – 2010

North Carolina Arthritis Program
Advisory Board, 2006 – 2008

Heldref Publications
Consulting Editor, Hospital Topics, 2005 - present

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine Representative, 2005 – 2007
Education Task Force, 2005 – 2007
Continuing Education Task Force, Chair, 2005 – 2007

Senior Services of Forsyth County, Inc.      
Chair, Meals on Wheels Edible Events Fundraiser Campaign, 2005
Volunteer Delivery, 2011 - present

Winston-Salem Rotary Club
Member, 2004 – present
Newsletter Committee, 2006
Chair, Sergeants-At-Arms Committee, 2005

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County 250th
Anniversary Celebration Committee, 2004

Winston-Salem State University
School of Health Sciences Advisory Board, 2006 – present
Search Committee for Dean of the School of Health Sciences, 2005
PharmD Program Planning Committee, 2004 – 2005
Search Committee for the Director of the Maya Angelou Institute for the Improvement of Child & Family, 2003 – 2004

Everyone Can Help Out (ECHO) Council, Winston-Salem Foundation
Leadership Council, 2005 – 2006
Member, 2003 – 2006

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Inc.
Association Board of Directors, 2006 – 2015
Chief Volunteer Officer, Chair of Board, 2008 - 2012
Vice Chair, Metropolitan Board of Directors, 2007 – 2008
Baseball coach for Kernersville YMCA, 2002 – 2008

Leadership Winston-Salem
Chair, Executive Program Design Task Force, 2011
Chair, Program Re-Design Task Force, 2004 – 2006
Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, Board of Directors, 2002 – 2006
Board of Directors, 2002 – 2006

Get Involved Winston-Salem! Campaign
Co-Founder and Co-convener, 2002 – 2003

Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce
Chair, Community Health Care Roundtable, 2001 – 2004

SciWorks Environmental and Science Park of Forsyth County
Board, Finance Chair, 2011
Board Member, 2007-2014
Co-chair with Dr. Aimee Lischke, $4 million Capital Campaign, 2006 – 2007
Capital Campaign Cabinet, 2000 – 2001

Winston-Salem Symphony Association, Inc.
Board of Directors, 2000 – present 
President, Board of Directors, 2006 – 2007
President-Elect, Board of Directors, 2004 – 2005
Chair, Pops Task Force, 2004
Music Director Search Committee, 2004 – 2005
Vice President for Education, 2003 – 2004

Healthwise Chronic Disease Prevention Project
(Forsyth County Department of Public Health)
Task Force, 2000 – 2003

The Arts Council of Winston-Salem / Forsyth County
Selection Committee for the R. Philip Hanes, Jr. Young Leader Recognition Award, 2000 – 2001

Coalition of Organizations for Young Leaders (COYL)
Co-Founder and Co-convener, 1999 – 2003

City of Winston-Salem
Future Leaders of Winston-Salem (FLOWS) Commission, 2000 – 2001
Mayor’s Task Force on the Loss of the 18 to 34 Year-Old Population, 1998 – 1999

Forsyth Early Childhood Partnership (Smart Start of Forsyth County)
Chair, Board of Directors, 2000
Vice Chair (Chair-Elect), Board of Directors, 1999
Chair, Board Development Committee, 1999
Member, Board of Directors, 1998 – 2000
Member, Board Health Committee, 1998

North Carolina Turning Point
(Medicine and Public Health Initiative of NC Department of Public Health)
Turning Point Teleconference Planning Committee, 1998 – 1999
Executive Committee, 1997 – 1999
Steering Committee, 1997 – 1999

Ican House
Board of Directors, 2010-2014

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