Kelley J. Joy, DO
Kansas City University - COM
Dr. Kelley Joy is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Joplin, Missouri, where she teaches clinical skills to all medical students, especially those in years one and two. She is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT by the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University – College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she developed a passion for all aspects of medicine. This led her to choose a combined Family Medicine and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine residency at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.
After completing her residency, she started a private practice in Pryor, Oklahoma, close to her childhood home in southeast Kansas. She found joy in providing complete family care from delivering babies to geriatric care. After several years of practice, Dr. Joy discovered her second passion: teaching. She joined the faculty of Oklahoma State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine as an Assistant Professor. This opportunity combined her love of caring for patients while inspiring and educating the nation's future physicians. In 2017, she moved to her current position. She lives with her family in Joplin, Missouri, and she enjoys reading and quilting in her spare time.
Dr. Joy discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.