Dr. Leary joined the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry in 2015. Prior to that, she was director of pediatric dentistry at a federally qualified health center and associate director of a pediatric dental residency program. Dr. Leary is a predoctoral and postdoctoral lecturer and clinical instructor for both the predoctoral and residency clinics.
Dr. Leary is director of the Department Outreach Experiences, including the Muscatine Clinic and Forest City Outreach. She also sees private patients one day per week at the Center for Disabilities and Development and provides care under both general anesthesia and oral conscious sedation.
Dr. Leary's research specialties include dental care for at-risk populations and working with public health organizations to provide dental care to pediatric patients in an evidenced-based approach.
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Dr. Leary is a member of the American Association of Women Dentists, American Dental Association, American Dental Education Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Association of Public Health Dentistry. She is also on the Practice Management Committee for the National Network of Oral Health Access.