Alyse Ley

Alyse Ley

Co-director, Prevent 2 Protect and Oakland County Gun Violence Commission

Alyse Ley is the Co-director of the Adolescent Targeted Violence Prevention Project, a collaboration between the National Policing Foundation’s Center for Targeted Violence Prevention and the Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Psychiatry.

Ley serves as the Associate Chairperson of Education and Research in the MSU Department of Psychiatry and teaches at the MSU Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Human Medicine.

In September 2022, Ley was appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to serve on Michigan’s School Safety and Mental Health Commission. She is on the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Commission to Address Gun Violence and is a member of the Michigan Board of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Ley has been honored with numerous awards for her work, including the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2019 Research Mentor Award.

Ley graduated from the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a general psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at MSU. Ley is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. Ley is a fellow at the American College of Neuropsychiatrists.