Lisetta is a retired National Health Service medical consultant psychiatrist whose first degree in physiology helps her interpret significant medical texts of the 17th and 18th centuries. As a medical student at Guy’s Hospital, London she took a Diploma in history of medicine. She maintained her interest in the subject resulting in a co-authored book on the history of medicine for busy health tutors and several academic talks in both the UK and USA. She has co- authored a book on medical ethics and has numerous publications in her specialty in academic journals. She was also a medical educator and as such introduced medical humanities to the undergraduate curriculum at Keele Medical School, allowing students to research the interface between any humanities discipline and medicine.