Kelly graduated with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Wayne State University in May 2000 and joined the Hepatology Program in 2000. She is a key member of the General Hepatology Clinic and Viral Hepatitis Clinic. Kelly is in charge of monitoring patients receiving antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis B and C. Her expertise and experience in management of patients with viral hepatitis has led to an invitation to speak at the Hepatology Associates Course at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Kelly also assists in clinical trials of antiviral therapies and has co-authored several papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. Kelly also cares for patients pre- and post-liver transplant.