Leandra Durham

Tuscon, Arizona

Where were your previous studies?

  • BS, University of Arizona, Nutrition
  • MS, UAB, Nutrition (Dietitian Education Program)

Why have you chosen to pursue a PhD?

To feed my forever growing curiosity! I love to ask questions and I want to be able to contribute to research that can translate into clinical care.

What are your general research interests?

Health behaviors in relation to obesity and weight management.

Any special interests, hobbies, or fun facts?

Anything outdoors; hiking, backpacking, kayaking, paddle boarding, camping. I also enjoy cooking, baking, and doing jigsaw puzzles.