Anna-leila  Williams Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Anna-leila Williams

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Sciences
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Anna-leila Williams, PhD, MPH is Associate Professor of Medical Sciences at Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University where she leads curricular content in behavioral and social sciences, public health, social determinants of health, and health humanities.


Professor Williams received her PhD from Yale University and completed post-doctoral studies in psycho-oncology/palliative medicine at Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine.
She worked clinically as a physician associate in a variety of settings including a Navajo reservation, new immigrant clinic, teen pregnancy program, and community health center.
In 2013, Dr. Williams co-founded the online journal, “Arbor Vitae: Creatively Deliberating Health, Illness, and Humanity.”
Dr. Williams’ research on cancer family caregivers has been published widely and includes two book chapters. “Integrating Health Humanities, Social Sciences, and Clinical Care: A Guide to Self-awareness, Compassion, and Well-being” is her first book.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Cancer Family Caregivers
    Health Humanities
    Social Determinants of Health

Personal Interests

    Bicycling, T'ai Chi, yoga, and political activism



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