Leslie Finlay, MPA

location-pin Surat Thani, Thailand

School: Indiana University

Expertise: Health and Medicine, Nutrition, Exercise, Mental Health, Self Care

Leslie Finlay, MPA

  • Undergraduate Degree in journalism
  • Master’s degree in public policy
  • 3 year’s experience as a travel writer for The Culture Trip, Fodor’s, Matador Network, and more


In addition to The Healthy, Leslie has written for outlets including Buzzfeed News, VeryWell Fit, and WebMD.com, specializing in content related to healthcare, nutrition, fitness, and mental health. As a lifelong athlete and instructor, she’s passionate about learning and communicating the latest in health and wellness..


Indiana University, master's degree in Public administration, Nonprofit Management, and Environmental Policy
Penn State University, bachelor's degree in Public Relations, International Studies and Spanish