CV: Anne Kelly, MD, MPH, FAAP

Education and Training

Institute of Functional Medicine, Training Award
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, FAAP
Board Certified in Pediatrics, ABP
University of Minnesota Faculty, Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota, Fellowship in Academic Pediatrics
University of Minnesota, Masters in Public Health, Maternal Child Health
University of Minnesota, Resident in Pediatrics; Pediatric Residency Program
Michigan State College of Human Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Selected Publications

Bruniniks, R., Frenzel, M., Kelly, A. Integrating Services: The Case for Better Links to Schools. Journal of the School of Health, 1994; 64(6):242748.

Kelly, A. The Primary Care Provider's Role in Caring for Children with Chronic Illness. Journal of Adolescent Health, July 1995; 17(1):3276.

Kelly, A. New Models of Care for the Medically Fragile Child. Minnesota Physician, 2000.

Blum, R., Kelly, A., Ireland, M. Risk-Taking Behaviors and Protective Factors Among Youth with Emotional, Learning and Physical Disabilities. Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2001; 28(6):481790.

Kelly, A, Call, K., Staub, B., Donald, B., Wisner, C., Nelson, A., Blum, R.: Children with complex chronic medical conditions and special needs privately insured through an HMO. Families, Systems & Health, 2002; 20(3):2797289.

Kelly, A, Kratz, B, Bielski, & Mann Rinehart, P. Implementing transitions for youth with complex chronic conditions using the medical home model. Pediatrics, December 2002; 110(6 Pt2):32277.

Kelly, A. Enhancing Quality and Coordination of Health Care for Persons with Chronic Illness and Disabilities. Impact, 2005; 18(1).

Kelly, A., Rosen, L., Kemper, K. The Role of Pediatricians who care for Children with Autism. Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, April 2007; 161:41677.

Kelly A, Brachlow A, Cady R. A Medical Home Center: Specializing in the care of children with special health care needs of high intensity. Maternal Child Health Journal, 2007.

Cady R, Kelly A, Finkelstein S. Home telehealth for children with special healthcare needs. Journal Telemedicine and Telecare, November 2007.

Rhonda Cady, MS1; Stanley Finkelstein, PhD1; Anne Kelly, MD, MPH. A Telehealth Nursing Intervention Reduces Hospitalizations in Children with Complex Health Conditions. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, January 2009.

Wendy S. Looman; Mary M. Erickson; Ann W. Garwick; Rhonda G. Cady; Anne M. Kelly; Carrie Pettey; Stanley Finkelstein. Meaningful use of data in care coordination by the advanced practice RN: the TeleFamilies project. CIN – Computers Informatics Nursing, 2012; 30(12):649-654

Wendy S. Looman; Elizabeth Presler; Mary M. Erickson; Ann W. Garwick; Rhonda G. Cady; Anne M. Kelly; Stanley Finkelstein. Care Coordination for Children with Complex Special Health Care Needs: The Value of the Advanced Practice Nurse’s Enhanced Scope of Knowledge and Practice. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2013.

Rhonda G. Cady; Anne M. Kelly; Stanley M. Finkelstein; Wendy S. Looman; Ann W. Garwick. Attributes of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Care Coordination for Children with Medical Complexity. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 2014.

Kelly A. and Schuler K. Autism and the Environment. Challenges and opportunities for Minnesota’s public health system. Twin Cities Medical Society publication, September/October 2013.

Selected Presentations and Panels

The U Special Kids Model. Meeting of Partners; Demonstration Projects for people with Disabilities. Sponsored by the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Care Coordination: Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again. Managing the Care of Children with Severe Disabilities. Iowa statewide conference, sponsored by the Learning Institute, and The Convalescent Home For Children Organization.

Making the Medical Home work. Sponsored by American Academy of Pediatrics. Family-centered care for children with cerebral palsy. Pediatric Integrative Medicine conference.

Breaking Away: Transition to Adult Care. 9th Annual Spring Pediatric Update.Adolescent Medicine, Minnesota Children’s Hospitals and Clinics.

The U Special Kids chronic care model. Department of Pediatrics, University of Syracuse, New York.

Healthy Lives, Healthy Minds: Environmental Impacts on Children’s Development. National and State Partnership for a Better Environment.

Lessons from the Field: Foundations of Autism. Center for Excellence in Children’s Mental Health. University of Minnesota.

How Can Government Safeguard Our Children and Future Generations? Healthy Legacy and the League of Women Voters Minneapolis.

Talking, Typing, Texting, Tracking and Training: Efficient Communication for Teamwork. Minnesota Council on Family Relations.

Autism: Nutrition and Behavior. International Nutrition Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

ADHD: The Gut-Brain Connection. Learning Disabilities Association of Minnesota.

ADHD: Nutritional deficiencies and environmental toxicant exposures. Integrative medicine conference, Methodist Hospital, Peoria, IL.

Autism: Nutrition and Environmental Toxins. National meeting for the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Creating a public health agenda for autism. Healthy Legacy and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.

America’s Toxin Surplus and Nutrition Deficit: The New Risk Factors for Poor Health Outcomes. Healthy Food Action.

Perinatal Risk Factors for Autism: The role of nutrition, breastfeeding and environmental toxins. Healthy Legacy Coalition Annual meeting, and Conservation

Diet, Environment and Inflammation – The new risk factors for diabetes. A Partnership for Diabetics. Phillips Community Center.

The Links between Diet, Behavior and Autism. Autism Society of Minnesota and St. David’s Center for Child and Family Development.

Food as Medicine – the Gut-Brain Connection. ApparentPlan Annual Fundraiser.

Grants, Awards, Consultation, and Legislative Advocacy

Co-investigator: "An Integrated Service Model for Children with Special Health Care Needs in an HMO". Funding: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with Health Partners, Inc.

Founder and Medical Director: Development of a hospital-linked case management model for medically fragile children: U Special Kids.

Project Director: Expansion of a case management model for medically fragile children.

Project Director: Minnesota Legislature appropriated funds for the U Special Kids program.

Project Consultant: Consultation with U-Care Minnesota regarding the development and evaluation of disease management programs for individuals with catastrophic conditions.

Project Director: Minnesota Legislature funding to expand the U Special Kids model to rural Minnesota communities.

Consultant: BC/BS Minnesota Initiative, collaboration between the North American Water Office, U Special Kids Program, and the University of Minnesota’s Division of Environmental Health to evaluate environmental health risks for indigenous children in northern Minnesota.

Project Director: Minnesota Legislature appropriated funds for the U Special Kids program to continue outreach efforts in rural Minnesota.

Co-Investigator: Kelly A., Finkelstein S., Cady R. Pilot study of telehealth utilization by families of children with special health care needs.

Co-Investigator: University of Minnesota, Medical Devices Center Award: Wearable Sensor System for Autism Assessment and Therapy.

University of Minnesota Research Consultant: NIH: National Institute of Nursing Research. An advanced nursing practice; telehealth intervention for children with medical complexity.

Moderator: Environmental influences on human development and disease risk. School of Public Health roundtable series: Hubert H. Humphrey Center.

State representative: AAP Medical Home State Initiatives. Sponsored by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Consultant: To Dr. Mark Hyman, U.S. Senate Health Reform Testimony.