Dr. Leslie V. Farland's 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
Dr. Leslie V. Farland is a reproductive epidemiologist in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. 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 at UofA, she was an Instructor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School and served as the Director of Epidemiologic Research at the Center for Infertility and Reproductive Surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Her current research portfolio capitalizes on her training and focuses on three major themes: i) the intersection between women’s reproductive health and chronic disease risk, ii) etiology and risk factors for reproductive and gynecologic diseases and iii) disparities in infertility care and fertility treatment utilization.