Kelly joined the MyHealthTeams writing staff in 2015 and became senior content manager in 2019. She earned a BA in English from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1998. Over the past 10 years, Kelly has undertaken postbaccalaureate studies in health science including classes in pathophysiology, microbiology, immunology, and nutrition. Kelly is passionate about deepening her understanding of how chronic disease begins and progresses and how treatments work. At MyHealthTeams, Kelly leads the creation of content that educates and empowers people with chronic illnesses.