Leanne De Souza-Kenney

Faculty of Arts and Science

Dr. Leanne De Souza-Kenney earned her PhD from the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto (U of T) and her MSc from the Department of Nutritional Sciences at U of T. She is an Assistant Professor in the Human Biology Program and Health Studies Program, University College at U of T and is Cross-appointed to the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at U of T. Dr. De Souza-Kenney is a Public Health Scientist and her research focuses on chronic disease prevention examining precursors and modifiable risk factors that lead to health disparities in marginalized populations. Her research and teaching centers on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Dr. De Souza-Kenney is the inaugural Fulbright Research Chair in Race and Health Policy at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, University of Memphis, Tennessee.