Emily Kroshus, ScD, MPH
Seattle Children's Research Institute, Center for Child Health Behavior and Development
University of Washington, Dept. of Pediatrics
Dr. Kroshus is a Research Assistant Professor at University of Washington in the Department of Pediatrics, based at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute in the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development. Her work, drawing from literatures in social and behavioral sciences, communication science, and social epidemiology, focuses on translational health communication, with a particular emphasis on concussion and mental health help seeking in youth, adolescent and young adult sport. A focus of her work is identifying social and contextual determinants of help seeking behaviors, with an overarching interest in addressing disparities related to gender, race, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. Prior to coming to University of Washington, Dr. Kroshus was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the National Collegiate Athletic Association where she conducted applied research and contributed to program development related to concussion and mental health in college sport settings.