Kelsey Palmer is the staff assistant for the Football Players Health Study. In her role, she supports faculty and staff members of the team at the operational and cultural level. Palmer attended Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, where she received her bachelor’s degree in sociology, with a minor in psychology and a concentration in health care delivery. In addition to her coursework and independent research while in school, she gained professional experience in health care and human services through internships at both Roanoke County Department of Social Services in Salem, Virginia, and EHS Support Services, a mental health support organization in Roanoke, Virginia. Palmer is passionate about the influence and the interconnectedness of mental, physical, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing on overall health. She plans to return to school to pursue her master’s degree in social work and hopes to incorporate her love for health and wellness into work in a clinical setting.