Leah Abrams is a population health and aging researcher in the Department of Community Health. She came to Tufts from the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies where she was a Sloan Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Abrams' research and teaching interests include social epidemiology, health policy, population aging, mortality trends, work/retirement, and mental health. Her work has been published in peer reviewed journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, International Journal of Epidemiology, and The Gerontologist. Dr. Abrams holds a PhD in health policy and an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.