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Chesleigh Keene

Chesleigh Keene, PhD, MA

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Dr. Keene received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver. Chesleigh’s research focuses on health disparities, particularly access and barriers to care. Her doctoral research centered on social class and socioeconomic inequalities which extended to her dissertation investigation of the relationship between cultural factors, psychological distress, barriers, and attitudes toward seeking psychological help among members of a Native American tribe. She has a strong investment in producing culturally responsive and culturally responsible research and at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, Chesleigh worked with the Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity (HOPE) working on projects targeted to eliminate health disparities and inequities for groups who face greater obstacles to health due to social/economic disadvantages.