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Leanna Ross

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Cardiology
3475 Erwin Road, Aesthetics Bldg., Rm 281, Durham, NC 27705

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Lifestyle Choices Matter. How to Quit Bad Habits - ADA's Ask the Experts · August 8, 2023 Other American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association,

Outreach & Engaged Scholarship


Invited Speaker - What's Best for Breasts? A Conversation with Duke Clinicians · 2018 - 2019 Community Outreach Duke Health flag North Carolina "What's Best for Breasts?" is a free community symposium with Duke's breast experts, which is held annually in the Fall! This community event includes interactive information sessions and question & answer panels with some of the leading experts in breast health! Hot topics include: breast imaging, genetic testing, breast cancer risk assessment, women’s health, breast cancer prevention, breast cancer 101, and more!

Service to the Profession


Mentor - Leadership and Diversity Training Program · 2023 Professional Development Southeast Chapter - American College of Sports Medicine,
Chair - Early Career Committee for the Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health · 2022 - 2024 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Member - Physical Activity Committee · 2022 - 2024 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Associate Editor - ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist, 3rd Ed. · 2021 Editorial Activities American College of Sports Medicine,
Chair - Emily M. Haymes Mentoring Breakfast Committee · 2021 - 2023 Committee Service Southeast Chapter - American College of Sports Medicine,
Mentor - Leadership and Diversity Training Program · 2023 Professional Development Southeast Chapter - American College of Sports Medicine,
Chair - Early Career Committee for the Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health · 2022 - 2024 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Member - Physical Activity Committee · 2022 - 2024 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Associate Editor - ACSM's Resources for the Exercise Physiologist, 3rd Ed. · 2021 Editorial Activities American College of Sports Medicine,
Chair - Emily M. Haymes Mentoring Breakfast Committee · 2021 - 2023 Committee Service Southeast Chapter - American College of Sports Medicine,
Member - Council Operations Committee's Early Career Subcommittee · 2020 - 2024 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Vice-Chair - Early Career Committee for the Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health · 2020 - 2022 Committee Service American Heart Association,
Member - Emily M. Haymes Mentoring Breakfast Committee · 2019 - 2021 Committee Service Southeast Chapter - American College of Sports Medicine,
Member - Membership Committee · 2019 - 2025 Committee Service American College of Sports Medicine,

Service to Duke


Internship Director . Duke Integrated Health Sciences Internship Program · 2018 Professional Development Duke Molecular Physiology Institute,
Duke University Postdoctoral Association (University) · 2017 - 2021 Committee Service Duke University,