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Tim Leshan

Serving as chief external relations and advocacy officer is Tim Leshan. With a passion to improve public health through advocacy and public policy, Leshan will drive the integration and advancement of ASPPH’s advocacy, strategic communications, external relations, and development initiatives and will promote the use of research and science to advance public policy in public health priority issues. Leshan’s proactive, relationship driven approach to engaging with agency leaders and facilitating faculty interactions both with federal research programs and on Capitol Hill, will serve him well as a key Association leader focused on expanding ASPPH’s significant external presence while leading efforts to affect regulatory, legislative, and other policy issues that directly impact member schools, programs, faculty, and staff. Leshan’s appointment is effective January 15, 2022.