Kelly Richards attended Quinnipiac University’s 6.5 year entry-level master’s physician assistant program, which started in the freshman year and continued through graduate school. As part of her education and process of gaining patient care experience, she worked as a pharmacy technician, medical assistant, and volunteer Emergency Medical Technician. Upon graduating in 2012, Kelly pursued a career as an ENT physician assistant, as she developed an interest in this specialty based on personal and professional experiences. As a result of her desire to work in this specialty, Kelly found herself moving to sunny Florida, and has worked in ENT ever since. She joined the Atlantic ENT team in May of 2017. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys teaching Zumba classes several times per week, as well as participating in various dance and fitness events in the central Florida area.