Chandra Kelsey, MPH, CHES

Senior Administrative Assistant

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Perez-Escamilla Lab


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. 

She currently serves on the board of directors for the Connecticut Breastfeeding Coalition and has partnered with Connecticut Department of Public Health- WIC  on the "It's Worth It" campaign, to promote breastfeeding and community support. 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 pedagogy.


  • 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)

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Contact Info

Chandra Kelsey, MPH, CHES
Mailing Address
135 College Street
2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06510