Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs
Department of Pediatrics
Greenville Health System
Contact: 864-454-5685 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Desmond Kelly is Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of the Greenville Health System in Greenville, S.C., and is a professor of clinical pediatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He is program director of the DeLoache Fellowship in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics of the Children’s Hospital and medical director of Kidnetics, the Pediatric Developmental Therapies group and the Wonder Center, a therapeutic day care program for medically fragile children.
Desmond's early research was in the area of hearing impairment and attention and learning disorders. His current research is in the area of early identification and treatment for young children with developmental and behavioral concerns and the diagnosis and treatment of autism. He promotes the importance of educating parents and professionals on early developmental milestones and engaging inter-professional teams and community agencies to identify and address developmental challenges in children from a patient and family-centered perspective.
General Pediatrics, Developmental Pediatrics, Developmental Assessment, Learning and Attention Disorders, Autism and Hearing Impairment