Kevin Kennedy

Managing Director for the Center for Environmental Health at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Kevin Kennedy is an Environmental Hygienist and is the Managing Director for the Center for Environmental Health at Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, MO. The center provides patient-based services, training, and education, and performs research in indoor environmental health. Mr. Kennedy has been involved in housing and school environmental health assessments for 10 years and environmental science and industrial hygiene chemistry consulting for over 20 years.

He is currently one of the instructors for the Children’s Mercy Hospital’s Healthy Home Training Center serving the state of Missouri for the National Center for Healthy Housing. Additionally, Mr. Kennedy is currently the co-director of the Workgroup Practice Parameter on Home Assessment for the Joint Task Force of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He is a member of the Indoor Air Quality Association’s Home Health Committee, and serves on the curriculum committee for the National Healthy Homes Training Center. Mr. Kennedy received his Masters in Public Health from the University of Kansas, Department of Preventive Medicine, and his Bachelor of Arts in Natural History and Environmental Science from the University of Kansas, where he also received teaching certification in secondary science. He previously worked for several years as a restoration carpenter and woodworker.