Leah Henke

Assistant Professor


Dr. Leah Henke completed both her medical degree and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Minnesota. Her clinical interests include global women’s health, advocacy for equitable care, minimally invasive surgery, integrative care and health education. In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, yoga, supporting the creative arts and exploring the outdoors.

Research Summary

Dr. Henke’s research interests include projects partnering with colleagues in low-income countries, quality improvement and patient experience, and improving access to care and outcomes for immigrant and refugee women.

Clinical Summary

Board Certifications:
Obstetrics and Gynecology


Medical Degree, University of Minnesota Medical School
BA, Summa Cum Laude, St. Olaf College
Major: Biology

Honors and Recognition

SASGOG Resident Award
Alpha Omega Alpha
Fisch Art in Medicine Award
Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Memberships

Advocates for Better Health, Member
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow


Administrative Contact

Administrative Phone: 612-626-3111
Administrative Email: obgadmin@umn.edu