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Kelly Kavanaugh, MPH, CHES


Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control


Kelly Kavanaugh is the Active Living Consultant for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Kelly is responsible for providing active living subject matter expertise to communities and professional planners throughout South Carolina, in order to promote more walkable and equitable community design. Kelly also serves as the Health Education Section Chair for the South Carolina Public Health Association and Member-at-large for the South Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education. She holds a MPH in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior from the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health and a BS in Health Education and Health Promotion from Radford University.