Jennifer C. Leng, MD, MPH


Clinical Expertise

Internal Medicine; Community-based Health Care for Immigrant and Medically Underserved Populations

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About Me


MD, MPH, Tufts University School of Medicine


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Jennifer Leng is a member of the research faculty of the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities laboratory, which facilitates linguistically and culturally sensitive health care services for newcomer populations through research, education, training, program development, policy, and advocacy. Her research interests include developing and testing support and survivorship interventions for Chinese cancer patients; targeting social and economic barriers to cancer care, and studying interventions to address food insecurity among immigrant and minority cancer patients; and community-based cardiovascular disease and cancer risk screening for underserved populations.

Prior to joining Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Leng was the Director of Research at the Center for Immigrant Health at NYU School of Medicine, where she served as an investigator in several research studies addressing health disparities for immigrant and minority patients. These include the Remote Simultaneous Medical Interpretation (RSMI)-Medical Outcomes Study, which examined the impact of various interpreting strategies on patient satisfaction, medication safety, and on errors in the interpreted medical encounter.

Dr. Leng is a board-certified internist, with a focus on serving the needs of the Chinese immigrant community in New York City. She holds an MD degree and an MPH degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. She previously was an attending physician at Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, which is at the forefront of clinical care, education, and research in the Chinese community.

Dr. Leng is fluent in English and Mandarin.


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Research and Publications

Chagrani J, Pandya S., Mukherjee-Ratnam BR, Acharya S, Ahmed A, Leng J, Gany F. Hypertension beliefs and practices among South Asian immigrants: A focus group study. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies 2011; 9(1) :98-103

Leng JCF, Changrani J, Gany F.. Language discordance and influenza vaccination. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies 2009; 36(2) 228-30.

Publications on PubMed

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