Public Health Research Associate
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Chelsea Wood joined the IBR in November 2021 as a Public Health Research Associate for the JCOIN and ACTION studies. Previously, she worked at JPS Hospital’s Trauma Services as a Violence and Injury Prevention Intern focusing on pre-program planning of a hospital-based violence interruption program. Efforts of this program targeted at-risk individuals in areas of Tarrant County to reduce high rates of penetrating injuries seen in the JPS emergency department.
Chelsea is Certified in Public Health (CPH). Her primary interests are health equity and taking a cultural perspective on public health and social issues. She aims to connect underserved individuals to the resources they need and educate others about the importance of culture as it relates to healthcare.