Research Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science
D.P.H., Community Health, University of Colorado
Institute of Behavioral Science Room 458
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0483
Research Interests: Social determinants of health and health equity; violence, suicide, and substance abuse prevention; mental health promotion; police-community relations; community-based participatory research
Brief Biography: Dr. Erin Wright Kelly is a Research Associate at the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado Boulder. She has expertise in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs, practices, and policies that address social, educational, and economic determinants of adverse health outcomes. Dr. Kelly specializes in translational efforts that ensure scientists and communities work in partnership to address community needs. She has her doctorate in public health from the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado, a masters in anthropology from the University of Colorado Denver, and a bachelors in cultural studies from Wartburg College.