Leigh F. Callahan, Ph.D.
Dr. Leigh Callahan is the Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and research professor in the Department of Social Medicine. She is an adjunct associate research professor in the Department of Epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. She teaches Clinical Epidemiology and Aging and Health courses at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Callahan has over 25 years of experience in arthritis and health outcomes research, and experience in public health as a former arthritis epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has authored more than 180 publications and articles, is a frequent presenter at conferences and meetings worldwide, and continues to spearhead a number of projects examining the factors surrounding arthritis and physical activity, health outcomes, health literacy and health disparities.
· Social Determinants and Health Outcomes
· Arthritis and Its Impact on Quality of Life
· Arthritis is a Women's Health Issue
. Physical Activity and Arthritis
· The Prevention of Disability Associated with Arthritis
· Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Arthritis
· Arthritis is a Public Health Issue