Kelly J. Kelleher, MD

Kelly Kelleher

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Dr. Kelleher is a pediatrician whose research interests focus on accessibility, effectiveness and quality of health care services for children and their families, especially those affected by mental disorders, substance abuse or violence. He has a longstanding interest in formal outcomes research for mental health and substance abuse services. Dr. Kelleher holds the Chlapaty/ADS Endowed Chair for Innovation in Pediatric Practice and is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Champion of Children, United Way of Central Ohio, 2014
  • Health Care Hero Award, Innovator (Program): Ohio Better Birth Outcomes, Business First, 2011
  • Medical Book Award, Physicians Category, Honorable Mention for American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care, American Medical Writers Association, 2010
  • Innovation Award in the Outstanding Technology Team Category, ColumbusTech, 2008
  • Health Care Hero Award, Business First, 2008
  • Pfizer Visiting Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Pediatric Resident Teaching Award, Northwestern University
  • Administrators Award for Meritorious Achievement, ADAMHA
  • Directors Award for Significant Achievement, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Member, Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (135482)
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics, Epidemiology Section
  • Member, American Public Health Association (3468337)
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research (136482)
  • Member, Central Ohio Pediatrics Society
  • Member, American Pediatric Society (KK5861392)
  • Charter Member, Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN)
Professional Experience

2009 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Vice President for Community Health and Community Health Services Research

2006 - Present The Ohio State University, ADS/Chlapaty Endowed Chair for Innovation in Pediatric Practice

2006 - Present The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Vice President for Health Services Research

2005 - Present Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Director

2003 - Present Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, Professor of Pediatrics

2000 - Present University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Pediatric Psychiatry

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Center for Child Health Equity and Outcomes Research