College of Health Sciences
Dr. Terrillion is a health professional with over twenty years of experience at the local, state, and national level. He is currently on the faculty for Walden University's School of Health Sciences. In this position, he teaches public health policy and supports efforts to develop, promote, and sustain partnerships between health care professionals and community-based organizations. He has worked with both health systems and community groups to identify successful models and evidence-based practices leading to the development of technical assistance materials and tools to bring these models to scale.
Dr. Terrillion led efforts to support primary care, health equity, and the integration of evidence-based programs and policies in state and local public health agencies. This work included being the operational lead for several national, high-profile, public health initiatives. His background includes work in academia (in translational research, community improvement, and health workforce instruction and training) and work to improve health in rural communities in Louisiana. A native of New Orleans, Dr. Terrillion has led several local initiatives to support the city's ongoing recovery from Hurricane Katrina.