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UB Faculty and Staff Member

Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Psychobiology, University of Southern California (USC)

Office Location: Eleanor Dana Hall of Science (END), Suite 163
Telephone: (203) 576-4457
Email: lleedom@bridgeport.edu
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Dr. Leedom is a psychiatrist and an Associate Professor of Counseling and Psychology at the University of Bridgeport. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Southern California (USC), where she obtained a B.S. in Psychobiology. She graduated from the USC Keck School of Medicine where she was active in research, publishing many papers regarding the psychoneuroendocrinolgy of behavior. She trained in psychiatry at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center where she was Chief Resident helping oversee a Psychiatric Emergency Room that served 4 million people. She was a Fellow in Consultation and Out Patient Psychiatry at Yale/New Haven Hospital and studied neuroscience at Yale for five years where she researched sex steroid effects on the brain and behavior. Dr. Leedom currently studies the impact of personality disorders on parenting and the family.