Dr. Nick C. Leasure
Dr. Nick C. Leasure ‘75 is known as a dedicated family man, a compassionate physician, a gentleman, and a friend. Dr. Leasure attended Saint Francis University and graduated magna cum laude in 1979 with a degree in Biology. He was nominated by the ECAC as an “Academic All-American” and was also a regional finalist for the coveted Rhodes Scholarship. From 1983-1989, Dr. Leasure attended and graduated with honors from Hahnemann University Medical School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he received many awards including “Intern of the Year” recognition. He then pursued research study in the field of bone marrow transplantation. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Leasure joined the Berks Oncology/Hematology Associates in Reading, PA.
Dr. Leasure has served on a number of committees at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center including the credentials committee, the cancer committee, and the quality assurance committee; furthermore, he has been a valuable aid to the Chief of the Internal Medicine Department in the selection and training of the interns and residents program. In addition, he is active in the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group and The National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Project.
Dr. Leasure is an excellent role model to students, as he successfully managed an athletic career while achieving his academic pursuits. His athletic accomplishments are well known within the Tyrone community. Dr. Leasure also volunteers his time to teach and coach youth basketball.
He has returned to Tyrone on numerous occasions to lend his support to community projects by speaking at various school and civic functions. Dr. Leasure, his wife Veronica, and their three children currently live in Pottstown, PA.