Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS, received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency in general surgery at the University of California San Francisco and the University of Arizona, Tucson. She also earned an MS degree (clinical research design and statistical analysis) from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. Dr Neumayer is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She is presently a professor of surgery at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City).