Quinnipiac University
Anna-leila Williams, PhD, MPH is Professor of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University where she leads the curriculum content in behavioral and social sciences, public health, social and structural determinants of health, and health humanities. In 2013, she co-founded the online journal, "Arbor Vitae: Creatively Deliberating Health, Illness, and Humanity." Dr. Williams received her PhD from Yale University and completed post-doctoral training in psycho-oncology/palliative medicine at Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine. She has worked clinically as a physician associate in a variety of settings including a Navajo reservation, new immigrant clinic, and community health center. Dr. Williams' research on cancer family caregivers has been published widely and includes two book chapters. Her textbook, "Integrating Health Humanities, Social Sciences, and Clinical Care: A Guide to Self-awareness, Compassion, and Well-being" was published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis in 2019.


Educational Background
Yale University PhD, PA; Southern CT State MPH; Clark University BA

Education

  • BA, Clark University
  • PA, Yale University
  • MPH, Southern Connecticut State University
  • PHD, Yale University

Organization

  • Medicine

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 311G

Mail Drop

  • NH-MED

Experience

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac

Professor of Medical Sciences

North Haven, CT, USA

2020 - Present

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

North Haven, CT, USA

2013 - 2020