- Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona.
Leslie Farland has training in biology (AB; University of Chicago) and reproductive epidemiology (MSc, ScD; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health). Prior to joining the faculty at UofA, she was an Instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School and served as the Director of Epidemiologic Research at the Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her research program focuses broadly on gynecologic and reproductive health and can be categorized into four major themes: i) the intersection between gynecologic health and chronic disease risk, ii) etiology and risk factors for endometriosis, infertility, and polycystic ovary syndrome, iii) environmental and occupational risk factors for reproductive health, iv) disparities in access to reproductive health care. She has published over 120 scientific articles on women’s health, with over 40 focused on endometriosis.
She was selected as a World Endometriosis Society Early Career Ambassador in 2018.