Contact Information
  • 626-256-HOPE (4673)
Natalie C. Kelly, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Psychologist, Pediatric Neuropsychology


Natalie Kelly, Ph.D. is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology and Pediatric Neuropsychologist in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine.
Dr. Kelly completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development at Vanderbilt University, and then went on to receive a Master of Science and then Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (IUPUI), in the field of Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology. She was a psychology intern at Children’s Hospital of Michigan from 2007-8, and since then, Dr. Kelly has been a postdoctoral fellow in pediatric neuropsychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has published or presented over 17 abstracts, has served as first author on a publication related to the intent to accept herpes testing in adolescents and young adults. 
Dr. Kelly is available to help pediatric and adult patients and their physicians with clinical psychology needs, providing particular expertise in neuropsychology.

Professional Experience

  • 2011 - present, Psychologist, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope, Duarte, CA


  • 2008 - 2011, Fellow, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007 - 2008, Intern, Clinical Psychology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
  • 2008, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN; Ph.D. in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology (APA Accredited)
  • 2006, Therapist, Insights Consulting, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2006, Therapist, Professional Psychological Services, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2005, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN; M.S. in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology (APA Accredited)
  • 2000, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; B.S.


  • 2006, Indiana Psychological Association Student Research Award
  • 2006, School of Science Graduate Student Council Travel Fellowship
  • 2004 - 2006, Pre-doctoral Fellowship in Psychology with Leadership Education in Adolescent Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, IUPUI
  • 2004 - 2007, Research Supplements for Underrepresented Minorities, National Institute for Neurological Disorders & Stroke
  • 1999 - 2000, Dean’s List - Vanderbilt University

  • 2006, Society for Adolescent Medicine New Investigator Award - Nominee


  • International Neuropsychological Society


  • Kelly NC, Zimet GD, Aalsma MC, Bernstein DI, Fortenberry JD, Rosenthal SL. (2009). Intent to Accept and Acceptance of Herpes Testing in Adolescents and Young Adults. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 85, 296-299.


  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010