Kelly A. Aschbrenner, PhD

Kelly A. Aschbrenner, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator, Core Research Project
Principal Investigator, PeerFIT


Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and The Dartmouth Institute, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Research Scientist, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System

Areas of Expertise & Interest

  • Mental health services and interventions research

  • Family and peer support for health promotion for persons with serious mental illness

  • Rehabilitation and health management for persons with serious mental illness Implementation of preventive health interventions in community mental health centers

  • Mixed methods evaluation in mental health services research


Recent Awards

Kelly Aschbrenner, PhD, received a four-year $2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study an intervention targeting cardiometabolic risk reduction in young adults with serious mental illness. Click here to read the press release!

2012 - 2015: NARSAD Young Investigator Award
2012: NHLBI Summer Institute in Behavioral RCTs Fellow
2010 - 2015: NIH Loan Repayment Award for Clinical Investigators