Education and Training

Medical School

MD - UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency

Pediatrics - Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Allergy and Immunology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2020

Spergel ZC, Kennedy K, Alfaro MKC, Dorris SL, Capucilli P. What constitutes a severe food allergy reaction?. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020;S1081-1206(20)30390-2.

2019

Kennedy K, Muir AB, Grossman A, Brown-Whitehorn T, Cianferoni A, Spergel JM, Furuta GT, Wilkins BJ, Shuker M & Ruffner MA. Modified oral enteric-coated budesonide regimens to treat pediatric eosinophilic gastroenteritis, a single center experience. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice 2019; 7(6): 2059-2061.

Capucilli P, Kennedy K, Lee J, Grundmeier RW. & Spergel JM. Accidental versus new food reactions in a pediatric emergency department. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice 2019; 7(5): 1662-1664.

Capucilli P, Kennedy K., Kazatsky A., Cianferoni A. & Spergel, J.M. Fruit for thought: anaphylaxis to fruit pectin in foods. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice 2019; 7(2): 719-720.

Shaker M., Yuan I., Kennedy K.L., Capucilli P. & Spergel J.M. Idiopathic anaphylaxis and undiagnosed anorexia nervosa. Ann Allerg Asthma Immunol 2019; 122(2): 215-217.

Ruffner M., Kennedy K. & Cianferoni, A. Pathophysiology of eosinophilic esophagitis: recent advances and their clinical implications. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology 2019; 15(1): 83-95.

2018

Kennedy K., Heimall J. & Spergel J.M. Advances in atopic dermatitis in 2017. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2018; 142(6): 1740-1747.

Kennedy K, Heimall J, Spergel JM. Advances in atopic dermatitis in 2017. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Dec;142(6):1740-1747. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.10.012. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Ruffner MA, Kennedy K, Cianferoni A. Pathophysiology of eosinophilic esophagitis: recent advances and their clinical implications. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2018 Nov 3:1-13. doi: 10.1080/1744666X.2019.1544893.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Kennedy K. The immune system in a nutshell. Oral Presentation, Immune Deficiency Founation, Princeton 2019.

Kennedy K, Fuleihan R & Morsheimer M. Replacement immunoglobulin trends amongst patients with CVID and concurrent autoimmunity: A report from the USIDNet registry. Oral Presentation, American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology National Conference, San Francisco 2019.

Kennedy K. A novel WAS mutation presenting as severe combined immunodeficiency. Oral Presentation, American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology National Conference, San Francisco 2019.

2018

Kennedy K, Ruffner M. & Muir A. Multiphasic treatment modality for pediatric eosinophilic gastroenteritis; a single center experience. Poster Presentation, American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Annual Meeting, Seattle 2018

Kennedy, K., Grossman, A., Ruffner, M., Spergel, JM., Wilkins, B., Muir, A., Furuta, G., Ruchelli, E., Cianferoni, A., Shuker, M., Brown-Whitehorn, TF. Treatment of eosinophilic gastroenteritis: A multiphasic approach. Poster Presentation, Pennsylvania Allergy and Asthma Association Annual Meeting, Hershey June 2018

Kennedy, K., Grossman, A., Ruffner, M., Spergel, JM., Wilkins, B., Muir, A., Furuta, G., Ruchelli, E., Cianferoni, A., Shuker, M., Brown-Whitehorn, TF. Treatment of eosinophilic gastroenteritis: A multiphasic approach. Poster Presentation, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, Orlando 2018.

2017

Kennedy, K., Abraham, S. & DeFelice, M. “History of Milk or Soy Protein Intolerance in Infancy in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis” Poster Presentation, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology National Conference, Boston 2017.

2016

Kennedy, K.; Morsheimer, M. & Cunningham-Rundles, C. “Immunoglobulin Management Approaches in American Patients with Common Variable Immune Deficiency and Autoimmunity” Oral Presentation, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology National Conference, San Francisco, 2016.

Pressel, D., Juromski, K., Fingado, E., Tomaszewski, J. & March, P. “Restraint Patient Characteristics” Poster presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, San Francisco, 2016.

2015

Juromski, K. & Fingado, E. “Systemic Bartonella in an Immunocompetent Patient.” Presented at NYC Regional Pediatric Hospital Medicine Forum, New York City, 2015.

Awards and Honors

2019, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Allergy and Immunology Outstanding Abstract Award