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Kelsey Brown, MPH

Professional Research Assistant


Kelsey Brown is a researcher at the Center for Health, Work & Environment and a doctoral student at the Colorado School of Public Health. Currently, she conducts research on nature and outdoor recreation on worker health, as well as small employer engagement in chronic and cardiovascular disease prevention and management programs. Her previous work includes managing a state-wide cancer screening study at the University of California San Diego, and an examination of employers’ willingness and readiness to implement workplace accommodations for cancer survivors at the Center for Health, Work & Environment. She has additional experience in implementation science and behavior change using cognitive psychology and behavioral economics approaches. She spends her free time hiking, camping, and traveling.

Research Interests
  • Total Worker Health®
  • Dissemination and Implementation Science
  • Mental Health in the Workplace
  • Stress and Burnout Among Healthcare Providers
Key Publications

Bradley C.J., Brown K.L., Haan M., Glasgow R., Newman LS., Rabin B., Ritzwoller D.P., Tenney L. (2018). Cancer Survivorship and Employment: Directions for Research. Journal of the National Cancer Institute .

Key Abstracts/Presentations

Brown, K.L., Newman, L., Bradley C.J,. Health Links™ Colorado: Creating Cancer Supportive Work Environments as Part of Organizational Change in the Workplace. Abstract for poster presentation Total Worker Health Symposium, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 2018.

Mansoori J., Brown K.L., Havranek E., Douglas I. Promoting Intuitive or Analytical Decision-Making Through Choice Architecture in the Fluid Resuscitation of Patients with Septic Shock. Abstract for poster presentation. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA, 2018.

Mansoori J., Brown K.L., Havranek E., Douglas I. Promoting an Analytical Override with a Reconsideration Prompt: Physician Decision-Making Using a Septic Shock Electronic Survey Instrument. Abstract for poster presentation. Society of Medical Decision Making, Montreal, CA, 2018.

Brown, K.L. Improving Public Health Communication: Website Redesign for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Air Pollution Control Division. Colorado School of Public Health, Public Health Forum, Aurora, CO, 2017.


DrPH, Colorado School of Public Health, (Candidate)

MPH, Colorado School of Public Health, 2017​

BA, University of Colorado, 2015​

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