Emily Kroshus, ScD, MPH

Emily  Kroshus,  ScD,  MPH


"Sport can be a powerful developmental context for children and adolescents. The goal of my work is to create safe, healthy and growth-oriented sport cultures so that participants can develop positive psychological skills and a life-long love of physical activity."
  • Biography

    Emily Kroshus is a research assistant professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Pediatrics and Seattle Childrens Research Institutes Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2014 from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, with a concentration in health communication. Prior to coming to the University of Washington she was a post-doctoral research fellow at the National Collegiate Athletic Associations Sport Science Institute, where she worked on research and program development related to concussion and mental health in college sport. Her research interests include social and contextual determinants of health-related behaviors, including risk-taking and help-seeking, as well as intervention design and evaluation.

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    • Seattle Concussion Research Collaborative

      We are the Seattle Concussion Research Collaborative (SCRC) lab, housed at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Our lab is comprised of clinicians, researchers, public health specialists, and community representatives who are working together to better understand concussion risk and concussion prevention in children,

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