Office of the Dean
O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Richard Kennedy, Ph.D.

Contact Information:

Office: 428 O’Dowd Hall
Phone: 248-370-3676
Email: rkennedy@oakland.edu


Specialties:

Research development and administration; faculty and student research mentorship; data network development


Education:

Ph.D. - Pharmacology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

B.S. - Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Research Interests:

Cardiovascular pharmacology and pathophysiology; clinical research networks

Richard Kennedy, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research
Professor of Biomedical Sciences 

richard-kennedy

Richard Kennedy, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Associate Dean for Research for the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB), also serves as Vice President and Director of the Beaumont Research Institute. Before joining OUWB, Dr. Kennedy served as Vice Provost of Research and Graduate Programs at Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division. Prior to working at Loyola, he held academic and leadership positions at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Dr. Kennedy received a B.S. in pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and his Ph.D. from University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1981 before doing postdoctoral training at Michigan State University. His research in cardiovascular pharmacology and pathophysiology has resulted in more than 105 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been funded by a variety of agencies including the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Recently, he has focused his research efforts on development of the Chicago Area Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (CAPriCORN), a clinical data research network funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).