Experienced in research design and methodology with an emphasis in clinical and program evaluation, Leah has designed and conducted outcome studies in a variety of settings including clinical trials, managed care organizations and primary and specialty outpatient clinics.
In addition, Leah has a strong background in the design and implementation of patient outcome instruments in the area of healthcare utilization, quality of life, utility assessment and symptom assessment. Current research activities include quality of life issues in mental illness, validation of patient outcome instruments including patient satisfaction, quality of life and symptom assessment and health economic studies.
Leah’s work has appeared in multiple journals including Quality of Life Research, Archives of Internal Medicine, Medical Care and Digestive Diseases and Sciences. She received her doctorate in health policy and management with a specialization in health services research from Johns Hopkins University.