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LaKeetra Josey

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Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Programs


Jones Hall 506
3307 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140


  • PhD, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
  • BSN, MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, Psychology, Rutgers University
    • Minor: Spanish


Dr. LaKeetra M. Josey is the Director of Graduate Programs in the Department of Nursing in the College of Public Health. She received a BSN, MSN and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). Her clinical and research interests are child and adolescent mental health and integrated physical and mental health care. She is the Co-Founder of YOUr Center, LLC and Phoenix Center for Health and Wellness, LLC in Wilmington, Delaware. She is also certified as a Master Psychopharmacologist from the Neuroscience Education Institute and believes her primary objective in working with clients with mental health issues is to assist them to live their fullest and healthiest lives possible. Dr. Josey received her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University.