Dr. Lively is a graduate of the six-year medical program at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. She earned a combined Bachelor of Science in Biology and Medical Degree. She trained for three years in pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Dr. Lively’s dedication earned her one of the two Pediatric Chief Resident placements at Children’s Mercy. While working at Children’s Mercy, she met and married her husband, Paul, who is also a member of the Health Care for Children pediatrician team in Liberty. Dr. Lively works part-time as a pediatrician at Health Care for Children and is proud to be raising her children in the Liberty community.