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Dr. Leslie V. Farland, ScD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona.
She 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, she was an Instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School and in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 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 women’s health and can be categorized into three major themes:
i) the intersection between women’s reproductive health and chronic disease risk
ii) etiology and risk factors for endometriosis, infertility, and polycystic ovary syndrome
iii) disparities in access to infertility care and fertility treatment utilization