Impact Strategist – People, Health Forward Foundation

Leigh Quarles, MPH

Leigh joined Health Forward in 2019 and serves as an impact strategist in our People purpose area. Previously, she was a Project Manager at the University of Kansas Medical Center working on a rural obesity study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. Leigh has experience working in both rural and urban health, community-engaged research, and oral health. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University.