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Leana May DO, MPH

Assistant Professor
  • Center for Global Health
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Pediatric Emergency General Operations (SOM)

Dr. May received her medical degree from Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine and her Masters of Public Health from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She completed her pediatric residency at Connecticut Children's Medical Center followed by a pediatric global health service delivery fellowship in partnership with Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, and Partners in Health. Dr. May is currently the associate director of the global Health track at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the co-director of the pediatric residency global health track at Children’s Hospital of Colorado. Dr. May has worked in nine resource limited nations, most recently living and working half time in Rwanda. Her recent research has focused on the Rwandan national pediatric oncology protocols, and their delivery, as well as an ongoing low cost non-electric neonatal biotechnology clinical trial. Dr. May's additional global health scholarly interests include building health care capacity through health system strengthening and non-communicable diseases.