Kelly Drane

Research Manager, Giffords Law Center


Kelly Drane joined Giffords Law Center in 2017 as a public health research associate. In 2018, she became the organization’s research manager. She provides public health data expertise to support the organization’s policy-making, litigation, and educational work. Kelly helps to research best practices for community-based gun violence prevention as part of the Urban Gun Violence Initiative, and she maintains an ongoing database of studies and reports related to firearm violence prevention.

Kelly received her MHS from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where her master’s thesis focused on media coverage of gun violence, and her BA from Rhodes College.