Dr. Keri Revens joins the podcast as a community-based health researcher with expertise in mental health, population health change, immigrant health, and evaluation. She shares her research on the topic of resilience, and how resilience can help individuals and communities cope with stress, bounce back from challenges, and support one's health and wellbeing in the context of the Latino immigration experience.
Dr. Keri Revens is a community-based health researcher with expertise in mental health, population health change, immigrant health, and evaluation. She has more than 5 years of experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research and disseminating findings at national and internal meetings, as well as in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Revens is also a certified health education specialist (CHES) with more than 10 years of experience in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of school, community, and corporate health and wellness programs.
Dr. Revens currently works as a consultant for Common Good Data Consulting, LLC. She also has experience as a middle school health teacher, University lecturer and a personal health coach.
Dr. Revens received a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Appalachian State University, a Master of Science in Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Public Health at the University of Bristol in the UK, and most recently this past May 2019, a PhD in Public Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.