Professor, Department Chair
Health Sciences Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 1204
Michael C. Kennedy, Ph.D. is a Professor and the Program Director of the Pathway to Health Professions Undergraduate Program (Health Sciences Major). He holds a B.A. degree from William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX) and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY). Before joining the faculty at Hahnemann University in 1981, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology of New York University (New York, NY). He is active in teaching, research and administration. His teaching includes lectures and laboratories in a number of Anatomy and Physiology courses for undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.
Dr. Kennedy`s research interests were centered on the comparative neuroanatomy of sensory and motor systems. The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation provided funding his research. He has served as a research grant reviewer on a National Institutes of Health study section and as an external grant reviewer for the National Science Foundation. He has served as an external reviewer of manuscripts for publication in Experimental Neurology, Hearing Research and The Anatomical Record. He is a Past President of the Hahnemann University Faculty. He has served on a number of University and College committees. He is currently Chair of the Drexel University Faculty Senate.