Keely is the program associate and graduate assistant for the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine. She is an alumni of UF's College of the Arts and holds a BA in Dance, a BS in Health Education, and is currently pursuing her Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine. Keely's work centers around program coordination, grants management, research assistance and community health program involvement. She teaches a dance class for adults with developmental disabilties at the Arc of Alachua County and works closely with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine’s Dance for Life program. Keely also serves as research associate for the Center for Arts in Medicine Interdisciplinary Research Lab. Her research interests focus on arts in health communication and the effects of dance on Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. Keely is an active member of the Gainesville dance community and has trained, taught and performed as a ballet and modern dancer for many years.