Leah Snodgrass

Contact Information DCOM Phone: 423.869.6468
Office Location: DCOM 120
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Leah Cobb Snodgrass is a native of Middlesboro, Kentucky. After obtaining an associate’s degree at what was then Southeast Community College, she matriculated on scholarship at the University of Kentucky and later the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She trained at Emory University in Atlanta where she chose to subspecialize in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She spent over five years working as a medical director for Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) in Southeastern Kentucky before joining LMU-DCOM as chair of Behavioral Health in 2012. She the only locally born and raised psychiatrist in the region and one of the only board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists in Southeastern Kentucky and this part of Northeast Tennessee. Dr. Snodgrass is married with twin daughters who attend Cumberland Gap High School.


  • BS, Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • General Psychiatry Residency, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Licensure and Certification

  • ABPN Board Certified in General psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Medical licensure

  • Tennessee and Kentucky

Honors and Awards  

  • AAMC Leadership in Education and Development (LEAD) Fellowship 2017-2018

Research Interests

  • Stubenberg, P. Weston, D., Cobb-Snodgrass, L., Wieting, M., Kertis, K., Jons-Cox, L. (2018). Lessons learned in community-based osteopathic didactic education for clinical faculty. Poster presentation accepted at the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Educating Leaders 2018 Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • Roddy, C., Cobb Snodgrass, L. (2019) Evaluating parent management training as an intervention in the opioid abuse crisis and its impact on children and mothers in a rural area. Poster presentation accepted at the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Annual Conference, 2019.
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