Edward Leigh, MA, is a nationally-known thought leader on creating high-performing healthcare environments, primarily focusing on effective communication between colleagues and with patients. He is the Founder & Director of the Center for Healthcare Communication, a training and consulting firm working with hundreds of clients throughout the United States. The firm focuses not only on changing behaviors, but also sustaining those changes in the long-term to create powerful organizational change.
He is an in-demand speaker, trainer, coach and consultant. He is known for his high-content and high-energy presentations. Based on his outstanding content and delivery, nearly all of his work is repeat and referral.
He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Cleveland State University and a master’s degree in health education from Kent State University. Both universities honored him with distinguished alumni awards. In 2014, he will begin his doctoral studies in the area of patient satisfaction. He has written multiple articles for scholarly journals. He recently completed the soon-to-be-published book, Engaging Your Patients. His expertise put him in the national spotlight through interviews on The Today Show, MSNBC News, The Discovery Health Channel and can currently be seen on The Oprah Winfrey Network. He has been interviewed by Montel Williams and Katie Couric.