Kaleigh is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Human Development and Family Sciences department at the University of Connecticut studying Gerontology. She completed her Masters’ degree at UConn and holds a Bachelor’s in Public Health from the University of Saint Joseph.
Her research interests focus on social determinants of health and disease, living with chronic conditions and spatial disparities among rural older adults.
Upon graduation from her doctoral program, Kaleigh plans to pursue a career focused on health services research. Kaleigh is currently AcademyHealth's Public Policy Fellow.