Leslie Takaki

Institutional Review Board Administrator/Director of Scholarly Activity

Leslie Takaki is the institutional review board administrator and director of scholarly activity at University of Western States. She enjoys collaborating with and providing support to faculty, staff and students in their research endeavors. She specifically appreciates the impromptu brainstorming sessions in between meetings or during accidental run-ins with UWS employees. Leslie’s research interests include student perception and satisfaction, functional fitness, and chiropractic and exercise treatment interventions. She is currently working toward a doctoral degree in sport and performance psychology through UWS’ online program in the college of graduate studies and absolutely loves being a part of the UWS community.

In her spare time, Leslie enjoys going on adventures with her fiancé and daughter, as well as cuddled up on the couch with her two cats.