Albert Terrillion

Dr. Albert Terrillion is the Deputy Director for Evaluation and Research for CADCA’s federally-funded National Coalition Institute.  As the lead for evaluation and research, Dr. Terrillion ensures the achievement of goals and objectives outlined in the Evaluation and Research Department work plan.  This includes oversight of the design, execution, and dissemination of CADCA’s Longitudinal Independent Evaluation, developing and prioritizing a research and evaluation agenda for the community coalition effort, and support for the design, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of investigative projects aimed at the development of more effective coalitions.  He also leads work with federal, state, and local agencies to execute investigative projects to support multi-level coalition efforts and develops relationships with academic researchers and evaluators to advance knowledge and practice of coalition effectiveness, community problem solving, and community change.    Dr. Terrillion is a health professional with over twenty years of experience at the local, state, and national level. He has worked both in and with rural and urban communities in Louisiana, Virginia, and other states and territories.  His work has included building partnerships between health systems and community groups and supporting communities use data and evidence-based practices to improve health outcomes. He is originally from New Orleans where he worked in academic translational research, community improvement, and health workforce training and prevention education. A native of New Orleans, Dr. Terrillion led several local initiatives to support the city’s recovery from Hurricane Katrina.  He holds a Doctor of Public Health from Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and graduate degrees in education and organizational development.