Chelsea Kolander, MPH, MSW
Chelsea was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of California at San Diego with a major in Human Biology and a minor in Health Care and Social Issues.
Chelsea moved to the Triangle in 2011 to obtain her Master of Public Health in Health Behavior at UNC-Chapel Hill. After completing her MPH, she earned her Master of Social Work in Community, Management, and Policy Practice also from UNC-Chapel Hill. During her time in North Carolina, Chelsea has worked with the UNC American Indian Center, Family Services at Wake County Human Services, Orange County Department on Aging, and the Growing Older, Living With Dignity (GOLD) Coalition.
Chelsea joined the staff of the Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education in 2016. Chelsea has a passion for public health and health education and has worked in this field for 9 years. Chelsea is a Certified Family Wellness Instructor.
In her spare time, Chelsea enjoys traveling, reading, doing beadwork, and going fishing.
Photo by Jennifer Hollar Photography