Leah Berger

Leah Berger is the Executive Director of the Office of Community Affairs and Health Policy for the Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to leading the Office towards its mission of healing communities, her role has included empowering communities and increasing access to health in the New Orleans area, through program planning, fundraising and capacity building. She works with a variety of neighborhood leaders and fosters these partnerships in order to address health needs in a sustainable, effective manner. Ms. Berger also serves as the Co-Executive Director of two neighborhood health clinics—the Ruth U. Fertel Tulane Community Health Center at Broad Street and Orleans Avenue, and Tulane Community Health On the Road, a mobile medical unit. She chairs the Greater New Orleans Mobile Medical Unit Consortium, a resource sharing collaborative and received the “Mobile Health Leadership Award” in 2010 given by the national organization Mobile Health Clinics Network. She received her Master of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 2004 with a focus in International Health and Development and has worked and studied in Ghana, Kenya, and Thailand. Leah has been recognized as New Orleans’ Top 40 Under 40, an honor which recognizes New Orleans’ outstanding achievers.

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