“I hope to be a role model for emerging young leaders,” LeRoy said in a statement through Wright State University. “I hope to bring the specialty of family medicine into the forefront of the thoughts of all Americans who are seeking a permanent solution to poor health outcomes and gaping health care disparities among segments of the U.S. population.”
LeRoy had served as president of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians from 2004 to 2005 and currently serves as a board member.
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LeRoy earned both his bachelor’s and medical degrees from Wright State University. He completed his family medicine residency at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton and a primary care faculty development fellowship at Michigan State University.
He has also served on many boards around the area and is co-chair of the Oregon District Tragedy Fund.