Leslie A. Hammer, PhD

Leslie A. Hammer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy
Department of Anatomical Sciences

Email: lahammer@liberty.edu
Phone: (434) 582-7697


  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • MA, Ball State University
  • BS, Ball State University
  • BS, Ball State University


Prior to coming to Lynchburg, Dr. Hammer was an Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Louisiana State University-Health Sciences Center Shreveport, where she taught gross anatomy, histology and neuroanatomy in the allopathic, and allied health curricula.   

Dr. Hammer earned a BS in Sport Administration in 2004, a BS in Pre-Medical Preparation in 2007 and an MA in Physiology in 2010 from Ball State University. She earned her PhD in anatomy from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2015. During her master’s program at Ball State University, she served as a teaching assistant in the physiology department. In 2010, she taught anatomy and physiology at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana.

During her time at PSU-College of Medicine, Dr. Hammer was a teaching assistant for medical gross anatomy and neuroanatomy for first and second year medical students. She also had the opportunity to be involved in the new Physician’s Assistant program teaching in the gross laboratory. 

Dr. Hammer loves Jesus and spending time in prayer and in His Word. She enjoys playing banjo and piano, especially with her family in Pennsylvania. In her free time, she enjoys using her artistic skills to create things for others.