Undergraduate: Pomona College
MD/MPH: University of Arizona
Leslie Appleton is a native Arizonan who earned her MD MPH from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. She earned her BA in politics from Pomona College, after which she joined President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign in Chicago. In 2013, Leslie began working for the federal government, holding positions in both the White House and the US Department of Health and Human Services. She is an avid reader and otherwise enjoys cooking, playing sports, enjoying the outdoors, and seeing the world. Leslie hopes to continue her work in policy and public health throughout residency, while also learning to be a strong clinician and patient advocate.