De Veauuse Brown Natasha , PhD

Center for Leadership in Disability
School of Public Health
Georgia State University
75 Piedmont Ave NE
Suite 514
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-413-3602
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: June 22, 2022


Primary Activity Coordinators: Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness
Discipline Coordinators: Public Health
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
Public Health
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation
Research: Youth health and risk behaviors, racial/ethnic health disparities, community-based participatory research, and implementation of evidence-based programs
Education: Ph.D., 2019, Georgia State University, School of Public Health, Health Promotion & Behavior
M.P.H., 1996, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Epidemiology
B.S., 1994, Xavier University of Louisiana, Chemistry


Dr. Natasha De Veauuse Brown joined the Department of Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a Research Assistant Professor in January 2021. She also works in the Center for Leadership in Disability, whose mission includes translating research into sustainable community practices that lead to independent, inclusive, and productive lives for people with disabilities.

Dr. De Veauuse Brown’s research focuses primarily on risk behavior reduction and improving the quality of life of children, adolescents, and young adults, with an emphasis on sexual behaviors, violence, mental health, and substance abuse.

Prior to joining the faculty at the School of Public Health, Dr. De Veauuse Brown served as a public health consultant for over a decade and mostly recently as senior research administrator for the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience at Georgia State. She has worked with major research institutions, colleges, universities, K-12 school districts, area health education centers, rural health care facilities, youth- and faith-based organizations, and community development corporations. These endeavors yielded successful grant proposals that funded the implementation and evaluation of needs-based services, research, and education projects.

De Veauuse Brown earned a Ph.D. in Public Health with a focus on Health Promotion and Behavior from Georgia State in 2019. She also holds an MPH in Epidemiology from UCLA as well as a B.S. in Chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana.