Leslie Elliott

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Health

Dr. Elliott is an epidemiologist with specialization in environmental and occupational health. After obtaining graduate degrees at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, she completed a research fellowship at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, where her research focused on respiratory effects of environmental and occupational exposures. Dr. Elliott has continued research in these areas during her 20-year career in public health. Dr. Elliott also has a keen interest in alternative and complementary medicine, and has studied the Ayurvedic system of healthcare to develop a deeper awareness of the research needs in this area. She is involved in a nationwide effort to accredit Ayurvedic education programs, serving on the Board of the Ayurvedic Accreditation Commission. Dr. Elliott has been teaching and mentoring doctoral students in the PhD Public Health program at Walden University for approximately 8 years. Dr. Elliott has international experience in teaching and research as a consultant for the International Prevention Research Institute (Ecully, France) and adjunct faculty at the Asian Institute of Public Health (Bhubaneswar, India).


MPH, University of North Carolina School of Public Health

PhD, University of North Carolina School of Public Health