Leanne DiMaio has been a course facilitator at UNE for over six years and has taught a variety of courses in the field of public health and nutrition. Leanne received her Masters degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition (MSACN) from New York Chiropractic College, Masters of Public Health (MPH) from the University of New England and her Masters of Business Administration from Saint Joseph’s College. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition degree at Maryland University of Integrative Health.
Leanne works at Tufts Health Plan in the Department of Population Health and Wellness (Watertown, MA). She leads a team with a focus on managing disease management programs and vendors. Leanne’s prior places of employment include the Healthy Community Coalition (Farmington, ME) and the Women, Infants, and Children Program (Auburn, ME).
Leanne’s research interests include developing effective health and wellness related programs that promote behavior change in populations. Other research interests include inflammation, the microbiome, pre-diabetes, eating disorders, the social determinants of health, and behavioral nutrition.
Leanne lives in Georgetown, Massachusetts with her husband, Nick. Outside of work and school she enjoys running, reading, and spending time with family, especially her six year old nephew.
University of New England
St. Joseph's College
BS, Health Science
University of Southern Maine
Increasing engagement in health plan disease management programs.
Obesity, Eating Disorders, The Impact of Sugar on Health