Kelly Kennedy

Kelly Nicole Kennedy

Assoc Professor - Educator

Associate Professor; Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

227C Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-6303
Fax 513-558-7474
Email Kelly.Kennedy@uc.edu

Education

Doctorate: Chatham University Pittsburgh, PA, 2012 (Occupational Therapy)

Master's of Science: University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN, 2007 (Occupational Therapy)

Bachelor's of Science: University of Southern Indiana Evansville, IN, 2006 (Occupational Therapy)

Positions and Work Experience

06-19-2017 - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator; Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

01-01-2017 - Occupational Therapy Consultant, Complete Outpatient Mental Health Screenings for Children Birth - 5, The Young Child Institute, Cincinnati, OH

08-15-2015 -06-01-2017 Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Outpatient Pediatric Occupational Therapist, The Hearing Speech and Deaf Center, Cincinnati, OH

12-15-2008 -06-01-2017 Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, High Risk Assessment Team, Early Discharge Clinic, Outpatient Therapy Services, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

05-31-2007 -12-12-2008 Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Provided pediatric occupational therapy services to outpatients birth - 21 years of age., ABC Pediatric Therapy Network, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #URS Kennedy New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Investigators:Kennedy, Kelly 06-01-2018 -06-30-2019 UC's Research Support URS Kennedy New Faculty Development Award – 2017/18 Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #H325K190069 Investigators:Becker, Lesley; Boone, Xan; Kennedy, Kelly; Redle, Erin 11-01-2019 -10-31-2024 Department of Education Preparing Early Intervention Providers for the Opioid Epidemic (PEPOpE) Role:Collaborator $249,198.00 Awarded Level:Federal

2019 Achieving Interprofessional Education Best Practices through Faculty Development in the College of Allied Health Sciences

Investigators:Kennedy, K., Boyd, A., Engelhard, C., Breyer, K., Pantel, J., Russell, K. 10-01-2021 -05-31-2022 University of Cincinnati Provost Grant Building Capacity and Infrastructure for Sustainable Interprofessional Education Role:Co-PI 20,000 Completed Type:Grant Level:College

Investigators:Labiner, G., Berndt, A., Bucher, Engelhardt, C., Kennedy, K., Van Kessel 10-20-2020 -05-21-2021 University of Cincinnati International Mental Health, Empathy, Resilience and Student Wellbeing - An International Symposium of Selfcare and Emotional Wellbeing for a new Generation of Healthcare Workers Role:Co-PI 3,212.90 Completed Level:International

Publications

Book Chapter

Boone, X., Kennedy, K., Raisor-Becker, L., Redle Sizemore, E. (2020 ) Preparing Early Intervention Practitioners for the Opioid Epidemic UC Health's Opioid Epidemic and UC's Response .Cincinnati, OH, UC Press (Co-Author)

Electronic Journal

Engelhard C, Beyrer, K., Boyd A, Kennedy K, Russell K. (2021. ) Preparing Healthcare Professional Students for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Using an Innovative Curriculum Guide .The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, (20 ) ,

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Kelly Kennedy (10-12-2018. ) Interdisciplinary Education: The New Standard on Fieldwork .Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Cleveland, Ohio. Conference. . Level:State

Boone, X., Kennedy, K., Raisor-Becker, L., & Redle Sizemore, E. (04-13-2021. ) (In Press. ) Caring Together: Responding to the Opioid Epidemic through Interprofessional, Family Centered Early Intervention Services .Cincinnati, OH. UC. . Level:University

Boone, X., Epley, P., Gilkerson, L., Kennedy, K., Raisor-Becker, L., & Redle Sizemore, E. (09-2021. ) (In Press. ) Preparing Trauma Informed Early Interventionists .Virtual, Division for Early Childhood's 37th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families. Conference. . Level:National

Engelhard, C., & Kennedy, K (03-2021. ) (In Press. ) Preparing Health Professional Students for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Using an Established Curriculum Framework .Virtual, National Academies of Practice. Conference. . Level:National

Kennedy, K. & Beyrer, K. (09-24-2022. ) (In Press. ) Building Capacity and Infrastructure of Sustainable Education and Interprofessional Collaboration .Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Cincinnati, OH. Conference. . Level:State

Bush, E., Kennedy, K., Nidey, N., Weber, S., & Raisor-Becker, L (09-24-2022. ) (In Press. ) Supporting Children and Families Impacted by Opioid Use Disorder: Practical Lessons for Occupational Therapy Practitioners .Ohio Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, Cincinnati, OH. Conference. . Level:State

Kennedy, K., Sizemore, E., Boone, X., & Raisor Becker, L. (09-10-2022. ) (In Press. ) Using Interprofessional Teams to Promote Early Resiliency amid the Opioid Epidemic: Part 2 .American Professional Society on the ABuse of Children Collequium, New Orleans, LA. Conference. . Level:National

Kennedy, K., Sizemore, E., Boone, X., & Raisor Becker, L. (09-09-2022. ) (In Press. ) Using Interprofessional Teams to Promote Early Resiliency amid the Opioid Epidemic: Part 1 .American Professional Society on the ABuse of Children Collequium, New Orleans, LA. Conference. . Level:National

Kennedy, K. & Sizemore Redel, E. (04-03-2022. ) (In Press. ) Caring Together: Responding to the Opioid Epidemic Through Interprofessional Family Centered Care .National Association of Neonatal Therapists International Conference, Cincinnati, OH. Conference. . Level:International

Boone, X, Kennedy, K., Raisor-Becker, L., & Sizemore, E. (04-09-2022. ) (In Press. ) Preparing Early Intervention Practitioners for the Opioid Epidemic .Preparing Early Intervention Practitioners for the Opioid Epidemic Spring Conference, Cincinnati, OH. Conference. . Level:University

Poster Presentations

Steven Wheeler; Kelly Kennedy (11-16-2018. ) Innovative Use of a Hybrid Curriculum Model to Develop Entry Level Practitioners in Occupational Therapy .Miami University, Oxford, OH. . Conference. . Level:National

Russell, K., Engelhard, C., Boyd, A., & Kennedy, K. (03-2019. ) (In Press. ) Innovative Approaches to Launching IPCP Amongst Graduate Students in Allied Health Professions .National Conference on Allied Health Education, Charleston, SC. . Conference. . Level:National

Kennedy, K. & Hill, V (09-24-2022. ) (In Press. ) Implementation of a Mind-Body Skills Program with Master of Occupational Therapy Students .Cincinnati, OH. . Level:State

Kennedy, K., Hill, V., Mason, M., Campbell, M., Gifford, H., & Okafor, W (04-23-2022. ) (In Press. ) The Feasibility of Implementing a Mind-Body Skills Program for Master of Occupational Therapy Students .American Occupational Therapy Association National Conference, San Antonio, TX. . Conference. . Level:National

Symposium

Kennedy, K. & Boyd, A. (05-21-2022. ) Setting the Stage: Expectations and Positive Outcomes in the Clinic .Cincinnati, OH. UC. Level:University

Honors and Awards

08-15-2020 -08-15-2021 University of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences Champion Award Award given in recognition of your contributions in managing CAHS's Clinical Education and Field Experiences during the Global Pandemic. Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

08-15-2021 -08-15-2022 Association of Schools Advancing Allied Health Professions Program of Merit Award in recognition of the College of Allied Health Sciences contributions to the field of Interprofessional Education Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Recognition

Service

American Occupational Therapy Association (Challenges in Experiential Learning Ad Hoc Committee ) Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Prof. Org. 05-2018 -08-2021

American Occupational Therapy Association (Academic Fieldwork and Capstone Coordinator Leadership Council ) Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:Prof. Org. 06-2017

Occupational Therapy International Reviewer Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2018

Ohio Occupational Therapy Association Other Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:State 2012 -2013

University of Cincinnati (Opioid Health Task Force ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:University 2017 -2020

College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati (Interprofessional Education Council ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2020

College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati (Clinical Practice/ Community Education Committee ) Committee Chair Type:University/College Service Level:College 08-2020

College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati (Interdisciplinary Clinical Services Committee ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2017

College of Allied Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati (Quality Assurance in Teaching and Learning ) Committee Member Type:University/College Service Level:College 2017

Contact Information

Academic - 227C Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-6303
Fax: 513-558-7474
Kelly.Kennedy@uc.edu