Peter W. Kennedy
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Peter W. Kennedy

Chair, Department of Health Sciences and Nursing
Assistant Professor of Respiratory Care
Director, Respiratory Care Program
  • PhD, University of Connecticut
  • MA, Trinity College
  • BS, Heidelberg College

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Peter Kennedy

Teaching Focus

Peter Kennedy teaches courses in the Respiratory Care Program and in the Health Science Program. Areas of teaching include: pulmonary anatomy and physiology, cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in respiratory care, the healthcare system, and HIV/AIDS.

Professional Interests

With more than 30 years as a licensed respiratory care practitioner, Kennedy’s interests include asthma education, practitioner professional development, and program development. His current area of research interest is college student retention. He was recently invited to join the Connecticut Health Improvement Planning Coalition, and has been a member of the Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership for many years.