Kelly Harris

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Surgery (Public Health Sciences)
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    Dr. Harris is a health and social scientist with a background in education, public health and speech, language and hearing sciences. Dr. Harris earned her bachelor’s degree in speech, language and hearing sciences from the University of Kansas and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from Northwestern University. She worked as a clinical speech-language pathologist for several years and provided services in both medical and educational settings. Dr. Harris earned her PhD in education from Washington University in St. Louis with concentrations in the social context of urban education, public health and child development. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Harris also received a Lynne Cooper Harvey fellowship, a graduate certificate in American culture studies and an Excellence in Educational Research award.