Leslie Tou

2015-2017 Cohort

Leslie received her MPH from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Leslie’s prior public health experience includes strengthening health systems in Kenya as the program specialist at IntraHealth International’s Chapel Hill office, researching various programming for adolescent girls in refugee camps with the Women’s Refugee Commission in NYC, and mapping family planning services in Sierra Leone as the M&E Intern at Marie Stopes International’s Freetown office. For her Fellowship, Leslie was placed with the Division of Public Health’s Family Health Section of the Bureau of Community Health Promotion and with the Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. There, she worked on various projects such as early home visiting and sexual and gender-based violence to further health outcomes of the maternal and child health population of WI.  Preceptors: Katie Gillespie and Deborah Ehrenthal