Kelly was raised in Fairbanks, AK and graduated from UAF with a degree in biochemistry followed by a bachelor’s in nursing at Creighton University in 2005. She worked in Cardiac Care and as a Public Health Nurse in Fairbanks before going back to school to complete her MSN to be a Family Nurse Practitioner at Troy University in Alabama.
Kelly has a variety experience as a Family Nurse practitioner over the last seven years, working for Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage, AK, the Kenaitze Indian Tribe at Dena’ina Wellness Center, and for the State of Alaska in Public Health. Her focus has been providing primary family medical care, reproductive health care, as well as urgent care.
Kelly has been happily married for four years and has one very spirited preschooler and two teenage stepsons. She enjoys camping, getting together with friends, spending time with family,\ and the occasional karaoke night.