Allyson  Kelley Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Allyson Kelley

Senior Scientist
Allyson Kelley and Associates PLLC

Dr. Allyson Kelley is a senior community health scientist and the founder of Allyson Kelley & Associates PLLC. Allyson supports research and evaluation efforts for several public health initiatives in the Rocky Mountain region. She leads a multidisciplinary team of associates and together they work to build evaluation capacity, understanding, and infrastructure that results in opportunities for community healing and transformation. Since 2005, Allyson has worked with tribes as a research partne


Allyson believes in the power of community and the value of community participation in the research and evaluation process. This belief has led Allyson on many journeys throughout the country as a writer, observer, mentor, and evaluator.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Since 2005, Allyson has worked with tribes as a research partner, expert public health consultant, lead evaluator, methodologist, epidemiologist, writer, and educator. Her research interests include building community capacity to address the cultural, social, and environmental factors that contribute to differences in health outcomes among underserved populations in the United States.

Personal Interests

    Allyson loves anything outdoors. In the winter you will find her at the local ski hill and during the summer months, hiking. She is an avid reader,  she is currently reading  Necessary Endings by Henry Cloud.




American Journal of Public Health

Obesity, Environmental Interventions, and Tribal Nations.

Published: Jan 01, 2019 by American Journal of Public Health
Authors: Allyson Kelley
Subjects: Health and Social Care, Research Methods

This editorial summarizes the strengths and weaknesses of using environmental interventions to address obesity.