PhD, Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Cohort Four Fellow

Academic Mentor
Diane DePanfilis
Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College

Policy Mentor
Melissa Lim Brodowski
Senior Child Welfare Program Specialist, Office of Child Abuse and Neglect, Children's Bureau, ACYF

Current Institutional Affiliation
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Implementation Specialist

Areas of Expertise

Child Welfare and Foster Care Systems, Evidence-Based/Evidence-Informed Programs, Implementation Science


Dr. Leah Bartley received her PhD from the University of Maryland and is currently an Implementation Specialist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.