Leila Ali-Akbarian, MD, MPH

MD-MPH: dual degree program, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
BS General Biology, minor Math/Physics/Chemistry, University of Arizona - Tucson
University of Arizona Alvernon Family Medicine Residency
University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellowship
  • Chronic disease - Cancer Integrative Medicine
  • Palliative care/end-of-life
  • Physician Wellness Prevention & Wellness – Prevention of Cancer Recurrence
  • Link to publications on PubMed
Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Ali-Akbarian has been active in the area of cancer prevention and women’s health. She was Principal Investigator for the Arizona site of the Women’s Health Initiative, a randomized clinical trial of three preventive interventions in postmenopausal women, a grant awarded by the National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (NHLBI).

Honors and Awards: 
Philip Dew Award for Excellence in Primary Care, University of Arizona, College of Medicine - Tucson 2006
Board Certifications: 
American Board of Family Medicine