Larry Leeman MD MPH is a family physician with a focus on addiction medicine the care of pregnant women and newborns. Dr. Leeman received his medical degree from University of California, San Francisco and MPH from University of California Berkeley in 1988. He completed residency training in Family Medicine at the University if New Mexico . He practiced rural Family Medicine at the Zuni/Ramah Indian Health Service Hospital for six years and then completed a fellowship in Obstetrics at the University of Rochester. He is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine.
He directs the Family Medicine Maternal and Child Health program and fellowship and is co-medical director of the UNM Hospital Mother-Baby Unit and Intermediate Care Nursery. He is Medical Director of the Milagro Program that provides prenatal care and maternity care services to women with substance abuse problems. He is the Managing Editor for the AAFP Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics program.
Areas of research include rural maternity care, post traumatic stress disorder, family planning, perinatal substance abuse, breastfeeding, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) and psychedelic assisted psychotherapies for addiction and trauma.