Center for Injury Research and Prevention

Leah Brogan, PhD

Leah Brogan, PhD - CIRP CHOP
Psychology Fellow

Leah Brogan, PhD is a Psychology Fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). In June 2017, she received her PhD in Clinical Psychology with a focus in juvenile justice from Drexel University. As a post-doctoral fellow at the Center, Dr. Brogan is involved in facilitating Preventing Aggression in Schools Everyday (PRAISE), a school-based bullying prevention intervention, as well as contributing to several research projects related to assault-injured youth. Dr. Brogan also collaborates with the Penn Injury Science Center on a National Institute of Justice project addressing school-related assaults.

Prior to her arrival at CIRP, Dr. Brogan completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship in child and juvenile justice behavioral health at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In this role, Dr. Brogan completed forensic mental health assessments and provided behavioral health care to youth placed within the Rhode Island juvenile justice system. She was also involved in research examining parenting practices and parental communication with court-involved youth regarding sexual risk behaviors. Dr. Brogan publishes on health risk behaviors and mental health issues relevant to justice-involved youth. Dr. Brogan has presented her research both nationally and internationally, and has been recognized by the American Psychology and Law Society for her work. She can be contacted at

Research Interests

Violence Prevention, Juvenile Justice, Adolescent Health Risk Behaviors


Preventing Aggression in Schools Everyday (PRAISE), Addressing Community Violence-related Traumatic Stress Symptoms in Children