New Guidelines for Alcohol Addiction for Youth (APA Strategy for Youth)

Arthur C. Evans Jr

September 14th  3:15pm-5:00pm Ballroom


Policymaker, clinical/community psychologist, and health care innovator, Arthur C. Evans, Jr., Ph.D., is the CEO of the American Psychological Association.  He previously served for 12 years as Commissioner of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disability Service.  The transformation of the Philadelphia service system has dramatically improved health care outcomes and saved millions of dollars that the city has reinvested in other community-based services.  Prior to this time, Dr. Evans developed a multi-disciplinary private practice in New Haven, Connecticut, where he also served in leadership positions in clinical administration and state government.


Dr. Evans has held faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and the Yale University School of Medicine.