Contact Information

Phone: (615) 343-0916
300 Calhoun Hall

Office Hours

Monday 12-2pm, and by appointment


PhD, Northwestern

JuLeigh Petty

Assistant Director and Senior Lecturer of Medicine, Health, and Society

JuLeigh Petty is assistant director and senior lecturer at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Medicine, Health and Society. Her research explores the regulation of research ethics, the organizational and institutional effects of medical research on HIV clinics, and the interaction of race, stress and premedical education. She received her PhD from Northwestern University in 2008.


  • Sociology of medicine
  • Law and Society
  • Research ethics
  • HIV