Leigh joined RCR as a sub-investigator in early 2023 after 16 years of clinical practice. She is a board-certified Physician Assistant graduate of Philadelphia University, class of 2006. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Elmira College in 2004 with a double major in Biology and Psychology.  

She started her PA career specializing in cardiothoracic surgery, moving on to critical care for several years.  Over the past 8 years, she has practiced general cardiology locally.  She is excited to expand her knowledge in the field of research! Outside of work, Leigh enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters!