Leslie Cano, MAA

Director of Faculty Development Faculty Affairs

Leslie Cano is the Director of Faculty Development at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree in Law and Society from Penn State University, a graduate degree in Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Life-Long Learning and Adult Education at Penn State University. Her dissertation research focuses on medical students’ perception of self-directed learning.

Over the course of her career in adult and higher education, Leslie has worked with a variety of learners in understanding how and why adults learn. Her areas of expertise include human development, adult learning, curriculum and professional development, and qualitative research.

When not on campus, she loves spending time with her rescue dog, Milo, training for bike races, being outdoors and exploring new places to eat.

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