Biography

Dr. Kelly earned her medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and was chief resident at Arkansas Children's Hospital. Dr. Kelly then completed a fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and earned a Master of Public Health degree at the University of TX Health Science Center, Houston, School of Public Health. She has held faculty positions in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, New York Medical College and Stanford University School of Medicine. She is currently Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine (1991-1994), Academic Medicine
  • Graduate School - University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (1992-1994)
  • Other Post Graduate Training - University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (1992-1994)
  • Residency - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1988-1991), Pediatrics
  • Internship - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1987-1988), Pediatrics
  • Medical School - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1983-1987)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Academic Pediatric Association (1996)
  • Society of Pediatric Research (2003)
  • Texas Pediatric Society (2010)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (1990)
Honors & Awards
  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Resident Education 1999, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
  • Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. Faculty Excellence Award for Development of Enduring Educational Materials 2005, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Don E. Hill Memorial Award for Excellence in Research 1990, University of Arkansas
  • Nominee for DFW Hospital Council Foundation Physician of the Year 2014, Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Educational Innovation Award 2012, UT Southwestern Pediatric Residency Program
Books & Publications
Research
  • Poison prevention and utilization of poison control centers, injury prevention, resident and medical student education