Riba C. Kelsey, M.D., M.S.C.R., FAAFP

Riba C. Kelsey, M.D., M.S.C.R., FAAFP 

Assistant Professor & Residency Program Director

Family Medicine

Assistant Dean

Graduate Medical Education
Location: 1513 E. Cleveland Ave, Bldg 100, Suite 300-A East Point, GA 30344
Phone: (404) 756-1257
E-mail: rkelsey@msm.edu


University of Maryland School of Medicine
Family Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine  
Fellow, Women’s Health/Faculty Development, Department of Family Medicine

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Morehouse School of Medicine
Degree: Master of Science in Clinical Research

Spelman College
Degree: Chemistry/Pre-Med

Research Interests

  • Obesity and Lifestyle Modification
  • Practice-Based Quality Improvement
  • Curricular Interventions in Graduate Medical Education

Clinical Interests

  • Women's Health
  • Gynecologic office procedures
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Chronic Disease Management

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine


  • Omole F, Kelsey R, Phillips K, Cunningham K. “Bartholin’s Duct Cyst and Gland Abscess: Office Management,” American Family Physician. 2019 June 15; 99(12):760-766.
  • Smith W and Kelsey-Harris R. “Tips for Facilitating Lifestyle Changes in Low-Income Communities,” American Family Physician. 2018 July 1; 98(1):10.
  • Sikod A, Ahmed A, McMcillan-Persaud B, Kelsey-Harris R, Omole F. “A Misdiagnosis of Partial Oculomotor Nerve Palsy: A Curious Case of Stroke.”  J Neurol Neurobiol. 2016; 2(5): doi http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2379-7150.132.
  • Fasuyi O, Kelsey-Harris R, Omole F. “Hospital Infection and Sepsis,” STFM and AFMRD Residency Curriculum Resource (curriculum update). Resource ID RCR-2018-0048, 2020
  • McMillan-Persaud B, Clark K, Kelsey-Harris R, Omole F. “Intimate Partner violence: Screen others besides heterosexual women,” Journal of Family Practice. 2014; 53(4): 180.

Honors and Awards

  • MSM Graduate Medical Education Faculty of the Year 2016 and 2020
  • Nelson McGhee Memorial Award Family Medicine Residency Faculty Award Morehouse School of Medicine 2014, 2015, 2019, 2020
  • MSM Family Medicine Residency Chairman’s Award for Most Outstanding Family Medicine Faculty 2017
  • Family Medicine Residency Obstetric Faculty Award University of Maryland School of Medicine 2004