Sylvette A. La Touche-Howard, PhD


Grant Services Consultant




Education: Dr. La Touche-Howard earned her Doctorate of Philosophy in Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park, her MA in Mental Health Community Counseling at Andrews University, and her BA in Psychology and Women’s Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Experience: Sylvette LaTouche-Howard, PhD, NCC, CHES is an experienced therapist and public health specialist in the behavioral and community health sector with specializations in mental health, health disparities, community engagement and program evaluation. She brings to the IFP team more than 15 years of experience in the academic, for profit and nonprofit arenas. She has served on several curriculum development teams that have had state and national impacts. Sylvette has worked on creating and implementing several grants on the state and federal level. She has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, College Park and Morgan State University and has served on several community oriented workgroups, academic committees and health coalitions to achieve transformational programs and policies.

Grant Awarding Agencies:

  • National Institutes of Mental Health
  • National Institutes on Drug Abuse
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention