Kelly received her Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2000 and Master of Speech-Language Pathology degree in 2001 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has worked extensively in the field of medical speech-language pathology since 2001 with a special interest in the assessment of voice disorders. Kelly joined the Atlantic Ear, Nose & Throat team in 2010 in order to continue her passion for patient care. Kelly is a contributing author for the Source for Voice Disorders. She has also previously held an adjunct clinical instructor position at Duquesne University.
Kelly has presented several educational classes for professional phase speech-language pathology students targeting Multidisciplinary Approaches to Patient Rehabilitation and Speech-Language Pathology Rehabilitation for Head and Neck Cancer Patients. In addition, Kelly has presented to teaching professionals, educating them on proper vocal techniques in the presence of a high vocal demand profession.
Kelly is licensed to practice speech-language pathology in the state of Florida. She holds her certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Kelly was also a previous recipient of ASHA’s ACE award for continuing education.