Assistant Director of Interventions and Training
Chase joined the IBR team in May 2023 as the Assistant Director of Interventions and Training. Chase leverages theater, art, and bioethics pedagogies to develop public health interventions and trainings with an emphasis on social justice. A former faculty member at the TCU Burnett School of Medicine, she developed the medical humanities and compassionate communication curriculum for the past five and a half years.
Chase received her master’s in public health from the Boston University School of Public Health where she specialized in global health, and sex, sexuality, gender and health. Chase spent 15 years working in direct patient care with both domestic and international organizations focused on HIV prevention and sexual health education. She is also the proud co-founder of a theatre company in Austin, TX, whose mission is to use curated experiences to raise difficult questions, inspire original thinking, and to enrich the cultural landscape.