Joyce De Leo


  • Tel: 781-272-8899

Joyce De Leo, Ph.D. is a consultant in Witt/Kieffer’s Academic Medicine and Health Sciences practice. Based in the Boston area, Joyce has more than 25 years of experience in research, academic program building, strategic planning, mentoring and teaching. Joyce recruits senior executives, clinician leaders, and senior scientists on behalf of leading academic medical centers, hospitals and health systems, research institutes, faculty group practices, health sciences universities, colleges and universities, public health organizations and not-for-profit institutions.

Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer, Joyce served as Vice President of Academic Affairs for Emmanuel College in Boston. In this role, she oversaw undergraduate and graduate academic programs, while enhancing faculty shared governance, collaboration and collegiality between faculty and administration. Before this, Joyce held several leadership positions in more than 20 years with Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH, including Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Director of the Neuroscience Center.

Joyce completed the Fulbright Scholar Program at Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry in Martinsried, West Germany and completed postdoctoral training at Dartmouth Medical School and Harvard Medical School. She is a widely published author, having written more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed publications, and frequently speaks, both nationally and internationally.