Lesley Jo Weaver

Lesley Jo Weaver, Assistant Professor

16 ten Hoor Hall | (205) 348-2855 | ljweaver@ua.edu


  • mental health, especially locally relevant ways of understanding and describing distress that fall outside of biomedical psychiatry
  • gender and its impacts on health risk and experience
  • chronic, nutrition-related diseases, especially type 2 diabetes: individual-level experiences and structural determinants of risk
  • food insecurity and food choice as economies become globally integrated
  • India, Brazil, and the USA