Keiyana Chambers-Peeple

Keiyana Chambers-Peeple

Project Coordinator for Community Engagement


Keiyana Chambers-Peeple is the Community Engaged Research Coordinator for the Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center's Health Equity Core. In this role, Keiyana works with surrounding communities and community organizations to raise awareness about diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially as it applies to the many disparities and inequities that exists within Black/African American communities. Keiyana hosts community engagement events, partners with outside organizations to disseminate information to patient communities, and helps provide educational resources to those in need. 

Keiyana has years of experience as a patient advocate and community liaison. She was invited as an expert panelist by the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research and the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center to discuss the community impacts of long COVID. She also assisted with the development of, which is a website designed to provide self-management resources for individuals with long COVID/long haulers syndrome. 
Along with long COVID, Keiyana facilitates partnering with patient advocates and other community representatives on issues related to lupus, chronic lower back pain, and other chronic pain conditions. She also helps coordinate the Community Advisory Board for Lupus Care and Research and the CPFRC's Health Equity Core Community Advisory Board. 

Her interest includes mental health awareness, patient and community advocacy, and health equity. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family, cooking and baking, enjoying nature, and reading.