Health Advocacy and Health Disparities of Refugees and Migrants, Refugee and Immigrant Advocacy and Issues and Community Advocacy, Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention, Diversity in Medicine
Heval Kelli is adjunct assistant professor in the School of Public Health. He is a recipient of the Katz Foundation Fellowship in Preventative Cardiology at Emory University. Kelli is an advocate for serving immigrant and refugee communities. He is a co-founder of several nonprofit organizations focused on medical education (Young Physician Initiative and You4Education), mentorship (U-Beyond) and healthcare outreach (You4Prevent). He is the co-founder and president of the Kurdish American Medical Association, an organization focused on connecting Kurdish American doctors with medical students and pre-med undergraduates. Kelli is chair of the Community Advisory Board for Georgia State’s Prevention Research Center.