Health Sciences

 

L.E. (Leigh) Rich


photo of L.E. (Leigh) Rich
Co-executive Director, Center for Public Health Media and Research
Practicum Coordinator, Master of Public Health Program
Associate Professor

University Hall 154 F
912.344.2655
Leigh.Rich@armstrong.edu
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Degrees and Training

  • Ph.D. Health and Behavioral Sciences, The University of Colorado
  • M.A. Medical and Cultural Anthropology, The University of Arizona
  • B.A. Cultural Anthropology, The University of Colorado
  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication, SOPHE, Chicago
  • Effective STD/HIV Behavioral Interventions, CDC Prevention Training Center, Denver
  • Allard Capitol Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Fieldwork Training in Cultural Anthropology, Dorf Tirol, Italy
  • AtlasTi Training, The University of Colorado

Research Interests

  • Bioethics, biotechnology, and the law
  • Health communication
  • Health, gender and the media
  • Prevention of human trafficking
  • Telemedicine
  • Anthropology of the body
  • Embodiment, personhood, and the ethics of treating the body as property
  • U.S. health policy and the future of American medicine
  • Political economic and feminist perspectives of health
  • Effective prevention and intervention
  • Programs for STDs and HIV/AIDS
  • History of science, medicine, and the common law
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Computer-aided qualitative data analysis