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Leigh Alderman

Senior Research Associate    

M.P.H. University of Washington, Seattle
J.D. California Western School of Law
B.S. Industrial Psychology, California State University


Leigh Alderman serves as senior advisor to the director of the Georgia Health Policy Center. Alderman provides advice and leadership on special initiatives and sponsor funded projects. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, health policy research, analysis and surveillance, mediation, and meeting facilitation.

Alderman leads the strategic development and planning for GHPC’s Health in All Policies, and Public Health Law Research teams. Alderman supports the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-sponsored Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing. She also supports the strategic and implementation work of the center’s Legislative Health Policy Certificate Program, the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement, and the Pipeline to Proposal Award Office for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI’s) southern region.

Alderman is a licensed attorney with special interest in collaborating across sectors and with communities to identify evidence-based opportunities to achieve mutually-reinforcing goals of sustainable, thriving communities in which everyone has an opportunity to live their potential.