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Department of Public Health
New York Medical College
Valhalla, New York 10595
Biography: Dr. Maureen Kennedy, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, received her Dr.P.H. (2011) and M.S. (2004) in Epidemiology from New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice. She also holds undergraduate degrees in Medical Technology and Biology with a minor in Microbiology.
Shortly after 9-11, and prior to becoming a full-time faculty at New York Medical College, Dr. Kennedy played a significant role in establishing, validating, and managing a BSL3 Bio-Defense laboratory designed to serve and protect New York State’s Lower Hudson Valley Region. Following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, her epidemiological skills were put to further use while working in health outcomes research analyzing chronic diseases and evaluating health services utilization.
Dr. Kennedy’s research and services while at New York Medical College are extensive. She has engaged in successful analytical epidemiological research in infectious diseases including accurately determining the origin of a nosocomial bacterial outbreak and served as a lead analyst to quantitatively identify and measure specific risks associated with bacterial transmission amongst intravenous drug users residing in a NYC community. She assisted with planning COVID-19 screening of employees, personnel, and students at New York Medical College. Dr. Kennedy has served as an analyst and consultant serving a Westchester community project evaluating adolescent substance use, which was funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy. She is also currently an improvement program evaluator for a victim’s assistant program located in New York.
Dr. Kennedy is a member and supporter of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA).
Graduate Degree: M.S., Dr.P.H.
Graduate Degree Institution: NYMC School of Health Sciences and Practice
Undergraduate Degree and Institution: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
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