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Elizabeth Porth, Ph.D.

Betsy served as the Director of Policy and Planning for the Family Resource Network of the School District of Philadelphia, where she collaborated with the Office of Mental Health of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and co-authored and developed the implementation strategy for school-linked behavioral health services. She collaborated with multiple city agencies in the administration of grants, and she also established a literacy mentoring program with Philadelphia Reads. Betsy also served as a member of Common Ground of the Mayor’s Children and Family Cabinet. Betsy gleaned business experience as the sole proprietor of a physical therapy private practice, and teaching experience as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Graduate Department of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical College of Pennsylvania.