“NP, Friend, Advocate”
In 2009, Leah graduated with honors from the University of San Diego’s Hahn School of Nursing as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. Prior to that she received her Masters Degree in International Studies with a concentration in conflict resolution from the University of Denver. As part of her training, she lived in Sarajevo, Bosnia following their civil war as part of the United Nation’s program to promote health and healing to the region. After returning home from overseas, she worked on Palomar Pomerado Health’s “Prop: BB” bond campaign to bring better health care facilities to all of San Diego county.
Leah began working in dermatology in 2009 and is passionate about helping patients of all ages obtain the best skin possible. Along with providing skilled clinical services, Leah believes in a holistic perspective to skin care emphasizing health education and wellness promotion as well as disease management.
Leah lives in Poway with her husband and three children. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors whether it be hiking, running, or watching her kids participate in their many sport activities. Her other hobbies include traveling and learning about new cultures.