Leah Alexander, PhD, MPH
Leah Alexander, PhD, MPH is a Nashville native. She has a MPH degree in Health Behavior as well as a PhD in Health Education and Promotion both from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Currently, Dr. Alexander is an Assistant Professor in the School of Graduate Studies and Research, Division of Public Health Practice at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She is an avid proponent of community-engaged research. Her current projects focus on HIV prevention among African American women and MSM of color, health promotion with interactive technology and theory-based intervention development. In addition, she teaches Research Design, Health Education and Promotion, Health Behavior and Readings in Public to MSPH students and Medical Residents at Meharry.
Dr. Alexander received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.