Sylvette La Touche-Howard, Ph.D.
Sylvette La Touche-Howard, Ph.D., based in Owings Mills, Maryland, is an experienced therapist and public health specialist in the behavioral and community health sector with specializations in mental health, health equity, community engagement and program evaluation. She brings to the IFP team more than 20 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. Her passion lies in proactively working with organizations and communities to bridge behavioral health, research and social impact to create a sustainable and equitable future through policy, systems and environmental change initiatives. Sylvette has had successful experience writing a variety of federal grants includings grants to HRSA, SAMHSA, CDC, NIDA, NIMH, Department of Education and more. In her free time, Sylvette enjoys reading, traveling, and walking and hiking in nature.
“I absolutely love working with organizations that are passionate and committed to creating the best experience possible for others-whether it is through system changes in hospitals and organizations or implementing a new community initiative. Everything from the “brainstorming” session to the plans for implementation and sustainability, give me a sense of joy and purpose.”