Lorio Forensics

Le’Roy E. Reese, PhD

Dr. Le’Roy E. Reese, a Licensed Psychologist, is a Senior Associate Consultant at Lorio Forensics. Dr. Reese completed his undergraduate studies at The College of Wooster, received his doctorate from The Ohio State University, and did his internship and fellowship at the University of Illinois Medical School’s Institute for Juvenile Research in the Department of Psychiatry. He is an adjunct Associate Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) in the Departments of Community Health and Preventative Medicine and Psychiatry where he is Director of the Smart and Secure Children Parent Leadership program at MSM. Dr. Reese also serves as the Director of Behavioral Health at Akoma Counseling & Consulting, Inc. an outpatient behavioral health practice in Atlanta that serves a socioeconomically and racially diverse patient population. 


Dr. Reese previously served as a Senior Scientist and Section Chief at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. His expertise has also been tapped as a consultant to the Annie E. Casey Foundation in their efforts to reform juvenile justice policy and practice. He has been a consultant to several institutes at the National Institutes of Health. Previously, he served on the White House Council on Youth Violence and has been tapped by the American Psychological Association for special projects related to African American children and adolescents. Dr. Reese has been admitted and testified as an expert in civil, criminal, state and federal court.

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