John S. Lyons, PhD
Professor, IPH Center Director
Healthy Kentucky Research Building, Room 364
760 Press Avenue
Lexington, KY 40536
Contact: | 859.562.2734



PhD and MS, Clinical Psychology and Methods and Measurement
University of Illinois at Chicago

BA, Psychology 
Butler University



Dr. John S. Lyons is director of the Center for Innovation in Population Health and professor of Health Management and Policy. He has published more than 200 peer reviewed publications and six books including Redressing the Emperor:  improving our children's public mental health system and Communimetrics. Lyons has created and supported the use of evidence-based assessments that are used around the world including the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS), Family Advocacy and Support Tool (FAST) and Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA). He actively works at the interface between practice and policy in mental health, child welfare, education, and justice.