EdD, FNP-BC, FAANP
Educational Psychology, Master of Science in Nursing – West Virginia University
BSN – State University of New York at Buffalo
Post-doctoral fellowship – University of Pennsylvania
Bio: Dr. Leight’s research interests include the early detection of breast cancer; cultural competence in health care providers; rural vulnerability; and the use of narrative pedagogy in academic settings. Dr. Leight holds two US/International Patents for her work on a Simulated Breast Model that has since been licensed to industry, as well as, national certification as an Adult and Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.