Jennifer Weil, PhD, is a Vice President in the learning innovation and quality capability. As a clinical psychologist, she has long been committed to a research career specializing in substance use disorder and its co-occurring mental health disorders (e.g., depression, posttraumatic stress disorder). She has worked in various settings including hospitals, schools, universities, and forensic and military installations and has experience in diagnostic assessment, crisis response (e.g., suicide and homicidal risk) and conducting both prevention and treatment interventions.
Dr. Weil frequently serves as a technical lead and subject matter expert for a variety of government-funded research initiatives that address national behavioral health priorities such as suicide prevention, opioid treatment and the mental health workforce. Prior to Lewin, she served in roles that provided strategic guidance for the nationwide dissemination and implementation of evidence-based behavioral health tools, interventions and programs.
Dr. Weil has presented scientific findings at numerous national/international conferences and is published in several scientific journals and books. Her ability to translate complex research findings into succinct communications for various audiences has allowed her to engage scientists, leaders and laymen.
She received her PhD from Drexel University and completed her internship at Yale School of Medicine.