Ph.D., Georgia State University
M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles,
B.S., Xavier University of Louisiana
Natasha De Veauuse Brown is an assistant project director in population and global health. Her areas of expertise are mental health promotion, violence prevention, racial and health equity, youth, communities of color, community-based participatory research, and program evaluation.
De Veauuse Brown leads and co-leads several projects that address these public health issues and populations at risk. These include mental health awareness and stigma reduction in Georgia (Identifying and Responding to Youth Mental Health Needs and The Confess Project of Metro Atlanta), COVID-19 communication messaging for home testing and surveillance among diverse Black communities throughout metro Atlanta (Represent ATL), evaluating programs designed to advance racial equity in communities across the United States (Kaiser Permanente ARE Initiative), and assessing the impact of incorporating community health workers and patient navigators into community-based health care and social service organizations across Georgia (the Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID Response & Resilient Communities Project and Health Equity Navigator Initiative).