Keely is the program associate for the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine. She is an alumni of UF's College of the Arts and holds a Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine, a BA in Dance, and a BS in Health Education. Keely's work centers around project coordination, grants management, research assistance, and involvement in community health programs. She works closely with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine's dance programs, and has facilitated dance classes in the community for people with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and developmental disabilites. Keely also serves as a 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 multiple sclerosis 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.