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Leia Saltzman

Leia Saltzman, PhD, LMSW

Sex Differences in the Long-Term Impact of Traumatic Loss on Cardiovascular Health

Dr. Leia Saltzman is an Assistant Professor at Tulane University in the School of Social Work and Coordinator of the Disaster and Collective Trauma Certificate Program. Trained in both qualitative and quantitative methods, Dr. Saltzman’s research uses mixed methodology and wearable technology to explore sex differences in psychosocial adaptation in the context of collective trauma and mass disaster. Her current research “ Sex Differences in the Long-Term Impact of Traumatic Loss on Cardiovascular Health “ funded by the K12 Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) program focuses on sex differences in cardiovascular outcomes among bereaved adults.

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