Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy); Associate Director Patient Centered Outcomes Research Training Program Yale-CORE; Lecturer, Yale College

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Health Policy & Management

Faculty Research

Global Health Studies: Health Policy & Systems


Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH, is Senior Research Scientist in Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health, Lecturer in Yale College, core faculty at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and Associate Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Training Program at Yale Center for Outcomes Research. Leslie’s research focuses on management, culture and organizational performance in diverse health care settings in the U.S. and internationally. She is especially interested in the development and scale up of innovative, evidence-based health practices, programs and policies and regularly collaborates with government agencies and health care providers in these efforts. Her work has been supported by a variety of funders including NIH, AHRQ, The Commonwealth Fund, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The World Bank. Leslie is a recognized expert in qualitative and mixed methods and regularly teaches at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. She serves on several editorial and professional association boards, including an elected position on the Methods Council of AcademyHealth. She is co-author of Mixed Methods in the Health Sciences: A Practical Primer, commissioned by Sage Publications, 2014.

Education & Training

PhD University of Connecticut (2000)
MPH University of Connecticut (1991)

Honors & Recognition

  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

  • T. Stewart Hamilton Fellowship in Health Management

Professional Service

  • The Gerontologist Editorial Board Member

  • Journal of Applied Gerontology Editorial Board Member

  • Gerontological Society of America and American Public Health Association, Gerontological Health Section Elected and appointed positions on leadership committees

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Contact Info

Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health
60 College Street, Ste 310

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208034
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8034

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