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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
HomeHealthCeteraCHMP Welcomes Senior Fellow May May Leung, PhD, RD

CHMP Welcomes Senior Fellow May May Leung, PhD, RD

may-may-leungMay May Leung, PhD, RD is an assistant professor at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College.  Her research expertise includes the development and evaluation of innovative health communication and community-based interventions to prevent childhood obesity.  She also uses community-based participatory research methods, such as Photovoice, to engage and empower communities.  In addition, she focuses on the translation and dissemination of evidence-based interventions and policies to promote health and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.  May May’s work extends internationally as she has worked with the World Health Organization, Shanghai Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.  She currently consults with the University of North Carolina’s Center of Excellence for Training and Research Translation, which has a mission of enhancing the public health impact of community practitioners through training and intervention translation initiatives.  She completed her doctoral degree in Public Health Nutrition at the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.  She earned her BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and her MS in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  Prior to her time at UNC, May May was an adjunct faculty member and project manager at the University of Pennsylvania-School of Nursing.

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