GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Leonid Lecca, MD, MSc is a Lecture in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on the epidemiology of tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, maternal-health, mental health, chronic diseases and community-based approaches to dealing with public health problems, social responsibility, and public health approaches in global health. Current projects include:
Dr. Lecca is an international expert on global health. He earned his MD from Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University, where also holds his MSc in Epidemiology and Health Management. Last year, he participated in the Global Health Intensive Program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Lecca is also the Executive Director at Partners In Health in Peru, and serve as the principal investigator for numerous NIH and Grand Challenges of Canada grants among others, oversees a staff of 250, manages relationships with government, and facilitates the participation of students and research affiliates on various projects at the PIH site and throughout Peru. In the past, Dr. Lecca worked as a technical advisor in infectious disease projects at U.S. Agency for International Development, and was the Human Research Protection Administrator at the Peruvian National Institute of Health.
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, September 1, 2014
Paediatrics and international child health, August 27, 2014
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, April 1, 2014
The Pediatric infectious disease journal, January 1, 2014
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, December 30, 2013
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, December 23, 2013
PloS one, September 19, 2013
Public health action, June 21, 2013
BMC medical informatics and decision making, November 7, 2012