Michigan State University College of Nursing
Dr. Kelly Brittain is an Assistant Professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing. Her research aims to improve health outcomes by helping individuals make informed decisions about their health. Her colorectal cancer screening adherence interventions use mobile technology and social media to improve colorectal cancer screening awareness among women while addressing cancer health disparities in the community and primary care practices. Another intervention uses remote patient monitoring to improve health outcomes and social support among home care patients with congestive heart failure.
Brittain is funded by the National Institutes of Health and conducts research on a national multi-disciplinary team. She has over a decade of community patient education and support experience at Detroit’s Karmanos Cancer Center.
She has published and presented in the areas of informed decision as it relates to adherence, colorectal cancer screening, web-based psychoeducational intervention, social support, and sociocultural differences.