Kelly Kelleher, MD
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Kelly Kelleher is a pediatrician and health services researcher at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University.

He is Vice President for Community Health and Services Research there where he directs community programs in the Partners for Kids pediatric Accountable Care Organization for 300,000 Medicaid enrolled children.

He has authored more than 200 publications with research focused on accessibility, effectiveness and quality of health care services for children and their families.

In particular, Dr. Kelleher studies technology, organization and financing of services and systems as they change outcomes. Comparisons between diverse treatments and their cost effectiveness represent a core interest.

He is currently the principal investigator on grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Drug Abuse to examine interventions to improve care for children in primary care, and how local and state policies affect these services and families.

Dr. Kelleher is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Mental Health Task Force, the Institute of Medicine subcommittee on Adolescent Healthcare, and an advisor to Teen Screen.