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Chandra Kelsey, MPH, CHES

Associate Director 2, Student Services and Lecturer

Contact Information

Chandra Kelsey, MPH, CHES

Mailing Address

  • 135 College Street

    2nd Floor

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States


Chandra Kelsey MPH, CHES, supports the YSPH Office of Public Health Practice with student internships, the Public Health Practice Practicum course, Innovate Health Yale, and International Pre-Departure trainings as the Program Manager.

She currently serves on the board of directors for the Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition. Chandra has partnered with Connecticut Department of Public Health- WIC on the "It's Worth It" campaign, to promote breastfeeding and community support and is currently apart of the New Haven Breastfeeding Task Force as a consultant for CARE under the REACH grant. Other recent work involved researching the barriers of data dissemination in a study for the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program Legacy Steering Committee. Areas of interest: maternal-child health & breastfeeding, food security, geriatric health, health education. In January 2020 she was named one of Connecticut Magazine's 40 Under 40.


  • Volpe M, Bulmer S, Kelsey C (October 28, 2015) Knowledge and Perceptions of College Students Regarding the Physician Assistant Profession. Cureus 7(10): e368. doi:10.7759/cureus.368

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Southern Connecticut State University (2017)
  • BS
    Southern Connecticut State University, Public Health (2015)
  • AA
    Gateway Community College, Gerontology Certificate (2013)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
40 Under 40Connecticut Magazine2020

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