Dr. Elizabeth Kelly is a professor in the UC College of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is director of the college's Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. She also is medical director of Women’s Community Health Services at the UC Medical Center, the flagship hospital of UC Health.
As an obstetrician, she has delivered thousands of babies in Hamilton County. Kelly was one of the founders of Cradle Cincinnati, a nonprofit based at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital that focuses on pregnancy health and infant health. The idea for Cradle Cincinnati was hatched in 2012 by Kelly and Dr. Jim Greenberg, director of the neonatology division of Cincinnati Children’s.
She has received a number of awards for her outstanding work including the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auctions Community Service Award, the Community Health Advocate Award from the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training, and the National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education from the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Kelly earned a bachelor's degree in biology and a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. She also has a masters degree in Epidemiology from Columbia University. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.