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Jenn Leiferman PhD

PROFESSOR, CHAIR (CBH DEPT.) , DIRECTOR (RMPRC), FOUNDER (PMHW)
  • Department of Community & Behavioral Health

Dr. Jenn Leiferman has spent the last 20 years working in the area of mental health. Her research focuses on developing and testing prevention and treatment strategies for perinatal and child mental health. Recently, her work has also focused on improving access to care for perinatal mood disorders. She is also the director of the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center and the founding director of the Population Mental Health & Wellbeing Program at ColoradoSPH.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Population Studies/Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001
  • PhD, Health Education, University of Texas at Austin, 1999
  • MS, Kinesiology, University of North Texas, 1995
  • BS, Psychology, Texas A&M University, 1993