Pediatric Hospitalist and Clinical Informaticist
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Dr. Kennedy is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics from University of Missouri, Kansas City.
He received his medical degree from the Kansas University School of Medicine in 1993 and
obtained his pediatric training at Children’s Mercy hospital from 1993-1996.After seven years in
private practice he returned to Children’s Mercy Kansas City and is currently a pediatric
hospitalist involved in academic medicine and clinical teaching. In 2009 he joined the physician
team in Medical Informatics and Technology at Children’s Mercy and is currently the Associate
Chief Medical Information Officer. He is a physician member of the Children’s Mercy Human
Factors Collaborative and is active in research and projects related to usability and human
computer interaction, of which several projects were aimed at better understanding the use of
mobile applications in medicine. He is currently the Medical Director for the Pedsguide
development team, a mobile application created to provide clinical decision support and
education to health care providers for specific pediatric health conditions.