Leah Brogan, PhD

Enhancing Juvenile Probation through Graduated Response Implementation

Leah Brogan is a clinical psychologist at Cooper University Hospital. She previously served as a psychologist at the Center for Violence Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and an Associate Fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP.

As a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow with Drexel University’s Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab, Leah helped established a technical assistance mentorship team model to support the expansion of the Graduated Response approach to juvenile probation statewide in Pennsylvania. She has an extensive background working to improve and implement best practices for at-risk and justice-involved youth in hospital and community settings, and she has presented and published widely on adolescent development and juvenile justice reform. She completed her clinical internship in juvenile justice behavioral health at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School, where she conducted forensic mental health evaluations, behavioral health and substance use assessments, and individual and group psychotherapy for court-involved adolescents detained and placed within the juvenile justice system. She is currently an Associate Fellow at CHOP’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention.

Leah holds a BA in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in clinical psychology with a juvenile forensic psychology specialization from Drexel University.

Emerging Leader Fellow


Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab, Drexel University

Current Position

Clinical Psychologist
Department of Psychiatry, Cooper University Hospital


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