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Lesha Spencer-Brown, MPH – Parks and Recreation: Implementing and sustaining arthritis-appropriate interventions across the country

October 17, 2018

Lesha Spencer-Brown is a Health and Wellness Program Manager at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), working to improve the health and wellness of older adults through parks and recreation. She currently manages NRPA’s Healthy Aging in Parks initiative that aims to improve and maintain the health and well-being of older adults through parks and recreation. Lesha received her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Community and Family Health- Socio-Health Sciences from the University of South Florida and has over 8 years of experience in the field of public health, specifically in health promotion, disease prevention and social determinants of health. Prior to working at NRPA, Lesha served as a Community Health Worker (CHW) Program Coordinator, working to improve care coordination for individuals affected by chronic diseases.