Jennifer Kelley, MD, MSCE

Jennifer Kelley, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Office Address
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
Ste 11136
Nashville
Tennessee
37232
Phone
(615) 322-7427

Specialty
Endocrinology, Pediatric
M.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 2009
Residency
Pediatric Residency-Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship-Children's Hospital at Philadelphia, PA
M.S.C.E
Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2019

Clinical Interests

Type 1 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), Lipid disorders, Growth disorders, Disorders of puberty, Thyroid disorders, Pituitary disorders, Adrenal disorders

Research Information

Dr. Kelley's studies have included examinations of longitudinal changes in bone and body composition in obese adolescents undergoing weight loss as well as in newly diagnosed children with type 1 diabetes. She has also conducted studies evaluating lipid abnormalities in high risk pediatric populations. Dr. Kelley's clinical and research interests within lipidology include familial hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia and abnormal lipoprotein(a) in children. She is currently a local principal investigator for clinical trials, including use of PCSK-9 inhibitors in children with familial hypercholesterolemia. She also is a local principal investigator in the Type 1 Diabetes Exchange, a multi-institutional collaboration to improve the lives and care of patients with type 1 diabetes.