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Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Biomedical Sciences
School of Medicine Greenville
E-mail: kenneda5@greenvillemed.sc.edu
Phone: 864-455-8374
   
Office: 701 Grove Road
Greenville 29605
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Background: Ann Blair Kennedy joined the faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor in May of 2017 where she teaches in the division of Behavioral, Social, and Population Health Sciences in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Her undergraduate degree is from Presbyterian College and her Masters is from University of South Carolina, both in Theater/directing. She became a board certified and state licensed massage therapist in 1999 and was in clinical practice prior to pursuing her Doctor of Public Health degree in Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior from the University of South Carolina. She completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Human Performance Lab at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville in April 2017. She is also the Executive Editor of the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
Teaching Interest(s): Communication, therapeutic relationships, social determinants of health , health disparities, lifestyle medicine, stress management, implementation monitoring and process evaluation, qualitative and mixed research methods
Research Interest(s): Patient and stakeholder engagement in research, stress and wellness particularly in families with children with special needs, behavioral change interventions, implementation monitoring and process evaluation, investigations of the massage therapy profession
Honors & Awards: Outstanding National Volunteer Group
Certificate of Appreciation
Certificate of Appreciation
Colonial Life Fellowship
Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership
HPEB Scholarship
Norman J. Arnold School of Public Heath Fellowship
Outstanding National Volunteer Chair
President's Award
Outstanding Board Member
Chapter Meritorious Award
Outstanding Board Member
Outstanding Board Member
Chapter Meritorious Award
President's Award
Professional Affiliations: Greenville Women in Medicine and Science
Member
Institute for the Advancement of Community Health
Other - Affiliate Member
American College of Sports Medicine
Member
Society of Behavioral Medicine
Member
American Evaluation Association
Member
American Massage Therapy Association
Member