Dr. Lisa Cosgrove has a longstanding history of leadership positions in health care, government and clinical research. Medical Society elected positions include AAP District X Vice-Chair, Chapter Forum Management Committee; Board Member and Subspecialty Society Representative to the Florida Medical Association; President and Board Member of the Florida Chapter AAP and President and Board Member to the Brevard County Medical Society. She has also served the state of Florida as the Florida Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Chair as well as Chair of the Children's Cabinet and leading the Florida Chipra Medical Home Project over a five year period. Dr. Cosgrove is a bilingual pediatrician who has diverse experience as a private practicing physician whose NCQA enrolled practice participates in the AAP PROS as Florida State Representative, and several QUINN Committee Projects to include Safe and Healthy Beginnings, Medical Home, Bright Futures and Newborn Screening.
In her capacity as President of Florida Chapter AAP Dr. Cosgrove represented chapter membership in two lawsuits regarding access for children and safety of guns in the home.
Native to Arkansas, she has practiced medicine internationally in the Caribbean, Mexico and Ecuador and as such is an active board member on International Medical Graduates. Dr. Cosgrove is an integral part of the Space Coast of Florida community where her 24 year practice is located and where she raised her children. She is the proud mother of three young men, two daughter-in-laws and 2 grandsons; some of whom live in Ecuador. Dr. Cosgrove’s love of children extends from home to all corners of the globe leading her to volunteer as director of a nonprofit agency, Home At Last Adoption Agency, offering domestic adoption services in Central Florida as well as internationally.