Kelly J. Ko, MS, PhD

Kelly Ko
Principal Investigator
West Health Institute

Kelly Ko, PhD, is a Principal Investigator with the West Health Institute, with responsibility over a broad portfolio of applied medical research focused on senior-specific models of acute care with an emphasis on geriatric emergency care and telehealth. Prior to his current role at West health, Dr. Ko led research services for one of the nation’s largest health information technology companies, partnering with health systems and provider groups executing large scale research studies leveraging clinical data for secondary research purposes. Prior to his work in health information technology, his early research efforts focused on psychosocial aspects of healthy aging across the lifespan.