Leslie is originally from Gaffney, SC, and received her undergraduate education from Wake Forest University. She returned to her home state for medical school, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC. Though she misses the beach, Leslie and her husband, Alex, were excited to move back to Winston-Salem. Leslie currently plans to pursue a career in academic medicine, participating in both inpatient and outpatient medicine. She loves teaching those around her and has a particular interest in procedural skills. In her spare time, Leslie loves being outdoors and being active. Her favorite outdoor hobbies include playing tennis, hiking and running. In the winter, she enjoys snow skiing. She continues to enjoy her time in Winston-Salem and is grateful to have the opportunity to serve the Winston-Salem community.