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Dr. Michael Kelly

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
Expertise: Dyslipidemia; Diabetes; Hypertension; Chronic Disease Management; Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Office Location: Rinker Health Science Campus 297D
Phone: (714) 516-5423
Grand Valley State University, Bachelor of Science
Virginia Commonwealth University, Doctor of Pharmacy


Dr. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry/Biotechnology from Grand Valley State University, followed by a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.  Dr. Kelly’s residency training included a PGY1 ambulatory care residency at VCU, followed by a PGY2 ambulatory care/family medicine residency at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.  As a resident, Dr. Kelly managed multiple chronic disease states under pharmacist-physician collaborative protocols in a diverse patient population, including uninsured and undocumented patients.  His residency training also had a large focus on teaching, where he served as a clinical instructor and received a teaching certificate.

Research interests:

Dr. Kelly’s research interests include the use of ambulatory blood pressure monitors to treat hypertension, chronic disease management in underserved populations, cardio-metabolic disease states, and teaching with the use of technology.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications