Rana Leed, MPH

Research Associate
Regulatory Specialist


Research Interests

Substance abuse treatment
General women’s studies with a specific interest in maternal health


Current Research

Working on regulatory issues and needs for the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network which studies emerging pharmacotherapies and behavioral therapies for the treatment of alcohol and drug use disorders



Drexel University, master’s of public health with focus on health management and policy
University of Pittsburgh, bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology with focus on Asian studies and women’s studies


Previous Positions

University of Pennsylvania
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Integrative Oncology Research Team
Clinical Research Coordinator
Supervision of studies examining use of CAM in the cancer patient population, management of clinical trials studying complementary and alternative therapies (CAM) for symptom management for breast cancer survivors
Drexel University College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Medicine Fetal Unit
Research Assistant
Management of clinical trial for gestational diabetes treatment, chart abstraction study looking at standard of care practices in labor and delivery departments