A specialist in the area of nutrition support for the past 20 years, Leigh-Anne earned a BS from Northeastern Louisiana University and an MS from Louisiana Technical University. As a member of The Cancer Center, she has joined the statewide disease management team for cancer prevention and early detection. She teaches medical students, residents, and fellows various areas of nutrition and participates in both research and patient care in the area of oncology and cancer prevention. She has specialized in the clinical practice care of oncology patients for fifteen years, spending much of the last fourteen years caring for patients with carcinoid cancer.