Dr. Farrelly is a Developmental Pediatrician and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Practice Centre on ADHD in Calgary.
She has focused on AD/HD throughout her career and is a co-founder of the Attention Clinic at the CanLearn Society. She is on the Board of CADDRA (Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance) which develops and promotes Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines.
She is actively involved in the diagnosis and treatment of children and youth with ADHD through the CanLearn Society and the Treatment-Resistant ADHD Clinic, Alberta Hearth services.
Dr. Farrelly has been an invited speaker on AD/HD at National and International conferences and has published on AD/HD and other related topics in peer-reviewed papers in Canada and the United States.