Biography & Expertise
Dr. Phillippi is the Program Chair of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center- a research, teaching and service oriented academic program of the School of Public Health. He is also the Director of the Institute for Public Health & Justice working to bring evidence-based practices and supportive policies to states and local communities. He received his PhD from LSU, MSW from Tulane University, and BA from Loyola New Orleans. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Clinically Certified Forensic Counselor. He has a twenty-year history of developing, managing, evaluating, and providing direct services along the full range of the Juvenile & Criminal Justice System continuum of care. Dr. Phillippi is the PI on several studies and grants. In addition to these activities, Dr. Phillippi teaches, advises, chairs and participates in dissertation committees, writes, consults, and serves on a number of professional and public service boards.