Lauren Kelly joined the SMAHRT team in April 2018 as a Graduate Student Intern with the UW School of Social Work. Lauren also works for the UW Population Health Institute, where she is involved with several research and evaluation projects including prescription drug abuse prevention and school mental health. Lauren earned her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts from UW-Madison in 2011 and has previously worked as a 200 hour certified yoga instructor, case manager, and volunteer coordinator. From 2014-15, Lauren served 200 hours with AmeriCorps Partnerships for After School Success program, which provides mentorship, literacy tutoring and after school programming to disadvantaged youth in Dane County. Lauren is passionate about improving physical and mental health outcomes in teens and young adults and plans to pursue a future in private practice counseling.