Amy E. Leader, DrPH, MPH

Associate Professor

Amy Leader


901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Amy E Leader

215-923-7583 fax

Amy E. Leader, DrPH, MPH

Associate Professor

Research & Practice Interests

Behavioral Science
Cancer Prevention and Control
Health Communication
Informed Decision-Making
Community-Based Research


DrPH, George Washington University
MPH, George Washington University
BA, University of Pennsylvania


University Appointments

Associate Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Oncology
Full Research Member, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center


Social & Behavioral Foundations in Public Health
Advanced Social & Behavioral Theory & Intervention
Qualitative Research Methods
Public Health Capstone Seminar


Amy Leader, DrPH, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University.  Dr. Leader is a full research member and the Associate Director of Community Integration at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Jefferson. She also teaches courses in social and behavioral science and the capstone research project in the Master of Public Health program at Jefferson’s College of Population Health.Dr. Leader serves on the Strategic Leadership Cancer Control Task Force for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, is a member of the PA HPV Immunization Coalition, is on the Executive Committee for the Section on Public Health at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia and co-founded the Greater Philadelphia HPV Immunization Collaborative.  She was recently elected as the 2021 chair of the Cancer Special Interest Group at the Society of Behavioral Medicine.