Mr. Kelley has worked in the field of injury control for more than 30 years as an educator, researcher, author, expert witness and historian. His concerns embrace product-safety policies of government and industry, advertising claims for dangerous products, inadequate safety standards, and the public health consequences of product injuries, among others.
A former official of the U.S. Department of Transportation, he was a principal architect of the world-renowned vehicle safety research and communications program of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, where he served as a senior officer for fifteen years. Later, as president of the Institute for Injury Reduction, he led efforts to document motor vehicle and other hazardous products and to inform the public about their lack of safety. He is Director of Injury Control Policy at the Trauma Foundation.