Ms Kelly Brown is a Psychologist who currently works as a Research Officer / Psychologist at Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation (GMRF). She completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science with First Class Honours at the University of Queensland (UQ) and was awarded the UQ Medal for Outstanding Scholarship in 2013. She then completed her Master of Clinical Psychology at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2018. Ms Brown’s masters research focused on the design and development of a mobile application to support suicide prevention in Indigenous Communities as part of the UQ lead Indigenous Network Suicide Intervention Skills Training (INSIST) program.
Since 2017, Kelly has worked with clinicians, Defence members, veterans and their families as part of the QUT lead PTSD Coach Australia Mobile App Evaluation research project commissioned by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Kelly also worked with the UQ Lives Lived Well Research Group supporting the translation of alcohol and drug related research into real-world clinical practice, including supporting clinical trials, providing psychological interventions, training clinicians, and developing a telehealth website companion tool. Ms Brown’s clinical research interests include: telehealth intervention and evaluation, PTSD, alcohol and other drugs, Indigenous health, and veteran and Defence families mental health.