Kelly is a physiotherapist and clinical epidemiologist with a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Episodic Disability and Rehabilitation. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, at the University of Toronto and cross appointed to the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI). Kelly’s research is focused in the area of episodic disability, chronic disease and rehabilitation, specifically characterizing the episodic nature of disability experienced by people aging with chronic disease, and examining the implementation of community-based rehabilitation interventions to improve health outcomes for people living with chronic disease. Kelly is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, Ontario HIV Treatment Network Cohort Study Scientific Steering Committee, and CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network. Kelly co-founded the Canada-International HIV and Rehabilitation Research Collaborative (CIHRRC) (http://cihrrc.ca), an international network of over 100 stakeholders with an interest in addressing research priorities and translating evidence in HIV and rehabilitation research.