Kelli England Will, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics’ Division of Community Health and Research (CHR) at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in Norfolk, Virginia. The CHR at EVMS is dedicated to serving youth and their families through basic, clinical, and applied research that advances the prevention and treatment of disability and disease and improves child health.
Dr. Will’s areas of expertise are injury control, health behavior theory, and risk communication. She has training and experience designing, implementing, evaluating, and disseminating large-scale safety and health-promotion programs. Dr. Will received her B.S. and M.S. in Experimental/General Psychology from Old Dominion University and earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2002. She has received (as PI) over 25 research grants and contracts for her work in childhood injury prevention and has numerous publications in refereed health and safety journals. Recent funders have included the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Institutes of Health, the US Navy, and the Virginia Highway Safety Office.
Dr. Will is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, and a Delegate of the American Academy of Health Behavior. She is involved in child injury prevention at the regional, state, and national levels, serving on a number of health and safety boards, coalitions, and committees.