As a research development specialist, Dr. Kelsey Hassevoort works on behalf of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI) to facilitate new research initiatives and support community-academic partnerships in health. In this role, she works with Illinois Extension and other campus partners to develop and coordinate collaborations between undergraduate and graduate scholars and community organizations.
Prior to joining IHSI in 2019, Kelsey was a postdoctoral research associate investigating the relationship between diet, exercise, and brain health. She also works as a group fitness instructor at Illinois Campus Recreation.
B.A., Biology, Kalamazoo College
Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
- Society for Neuroscience (SfN)