Jennifer Leeman

Jennifer Leeman, MPH, DrPh, MDiv, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing.

MPH, DrPh, MDiv
Associate Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Prevention and Control

Area of interest

I am an implementation scientist with expertise in designing and testing multi-level strategies to implement and scale-up evidence-based interventions, with a focus on interventions to prevent chronic illness and reduce health disparities.

Positions and Employment

  • 2004-2006 Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 2002-2004 Project Director, Center for Innovation in Health Disparities Research
  • 1998-present Research Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 1998-2004 Project Director, Center for Research in Chronic Illness, UNC-SON, Chapel Hill, NC Research
  • 1991-96 Health Systems Specialist, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • 1990-91 Case-Mix Coordinator, Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1988-90 Administrator, Ambulatory Care, Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1985-87 Center Director, Wakefield Senior Center, Queens, NY
  • 1984-85 Chaplain, Goldwater Memorial Hospital, NYC, NY
  • 1983 Pastor, New Portland United Methodist Church, New Portland, ME

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 2002-2006 Contributing Editor, American Journal of Nursing Research
  • 1998-present Member, Haverford College Corporation
  • 1998-present Member, American Public Health Association
  • 1996-present Member, North Carolina Health Access Coalition

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