Keely is the program associate for the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine. She graduated from UF with a BA in Dance and a BS in Health Education. Keely has been both a volunteer and an intern for the Center and works closely with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine’s Dance for Life program. She 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.