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Maura Kennedy, MD

Residency and Training

BIDMC Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency 2009

Academic Rank

Instructor of Medicine

MD, Harvard Medical School 2006

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health 2011

About Dr. Kennedy

Dr. Kennedy's major areas of interest include geriatric emergency medicine and clinical research. Her current research endeavors focus on diagnostic tools for and predictors of delirium among elderly emergency department (ED) patients. Additionally, she is interested in clinical outcomes research and previously evaluated ED predictors of early ICU transfer after ward admission. Lastly, she has a background and interest in human subject protection and the ethical conduct of clinical research.

Major Publications

1. Kennedy, M., Joyce, N., Howell, M. D., Mottley, J. and Shapiro, N. I. (2010), Identifying Infected Emergency Department Patients Admitted to the Hospital Ward at Risk of Clinical Deterioration and Intensive Care Unit Transfer. Academic Emergency Medicine, 17: 1080-1085.

2. Kennedy M, Bates DW, Wright SB, Ruiz R, Wolfe RE, Shapiro NI. (2005) Do Emergency Department Blood Cultures Change Practice in Patients with Pneumonia? Annals of Emergency Medicine, 46(5):393-400.

3. Kennedy M and Tibbles C. (2010) "Exposing pregnant women to diagnostic ionizing radiation." In Avoiding Common Errors in Emergency Medicine. Eds. Mattu A, Charmangan A, Swadron S, Tibbles C Woolridge D. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

4. Loukas M, Aparicio S, Beck A, Calderon R, Kennedy M. (2005). Rare case of right accessory renal artery originating as a common trunk with the inferior mesenteric artery: A case report. Clinical Anatomy, 18: 530-535


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