Laysha Ostrow, PhD – Long Bio

Laysha Ostrow is the CEO of Live & Learn, Inc. She received her PhD from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in 2014, and Master’s in Public Policy from Brandeis University’s Heller School in 2010. Laysha’s research and writing are focused on promoting the inclusion of people with lived experience in research, implementation, and evaluation of mental health policies and systems. She identifies as a person with lived experience of the psychiatric system, the special education system, the disability system, and the family court system.