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Leslie J Heinberg, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Leslie Heinberg is an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She holds clinical appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and Psychiatry at University Hospitals of Cleveland and academic appointments in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Psychology. Dr. Heinberg received her BA in Psychology from Trinity University and MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida.

Dr. Heinberg has published 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, has participated in nearly 60 poster and paper presentations, and has served as an investigator on numerous grants relating to weight, eating behaviors and behavior change. She has extensive teaching experience and is a clinical practicum advisor for graduate students in clinical psychology.

Dr. Heinberg currently practices as a clinical psychologist and is clinical director for the “Healthy Kids, Health Weight” program at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital of University Hospitals of Cleveland. She has served on several committees including BodyWise Eating Disorders Prevention, and the Task Force Committee on Obesity in Girls.