Leann Myers


Leann Myers, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and is the biostatistician for the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC). She works on the center’s core project Movin’ for LIFE. Her content areas of interest include aging, cardiovascular health and disease, reproductive health and disease, and general clinical research. Dr. Myers holds two biostatistics degrees from Tulane University (PhD and MS) and a degree in psychology from Colorado College (BA). She joined the staff at Tulane in 1992 as a statistician with the Bogalusa Heart Study before being appointed to the faculty in 1995. In addition to the PRC, she is part of the Center for Aging and with the LaCATS clinical and translational group. In her spare time, Dr. Myers enjoys running marathons and ultra-marathons. She has run a marathon in every state with 75 races total. She is an advocate for rescue dogs and coastal restoration.