• Dr. Kennedy is a Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kennedy completed his medical school training at the Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX. After this initial medical training, Dr. Kennedy completed his internship and residency at the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Kennedy then completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine in the same division he would later join as a faculty member. Dr. Kennedy is a supporter of the Birmingham VA Medical Center and has testified before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs to display the need for ongoing support and appreciation for the facility and its programs.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2016 Practical Management Guide for Clinicians Who Treat Patients with AmiodaroneAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:468-475. 2016
    2011 Formaldehyde exposure and asthma in children: a systematic review.Ciência & Saúde Coletiva.  16:3845-3852. 2011
    2009 Pharmacokinetics and lung delivery of PDDS-aerosolized amikacin (NKTR-061) in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients with nosocomial pneumoniaCritical Care.  13. 2009
    2009 The Anticipated Physician Shortage: Meeting the Nation's Need for Physician ServicesAmerican Journal of Medicine.  122:1156-1162. 2009
    2009 The Modern Teaching Physician-Responsibilities and Challenges: An APDIM White PaperAmerican Journal of Medicine.  122:692-697. 2009
    2006 Improving ambulatory prescribing safety with a handheld decision support system: A randomized controlled trialJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  13:171-179. 2006
    1999 The lung in systemic lupus erythematosusSeminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  20:169-178. 1999
    1995 Mechanical ventilation: A review for the internistAmerican Journal of Medicine.  99:553-562. 1995
    1994 Alteration of cellular cytosolic calcium and chemotactic peptide binding by an inhibitor of neutrophil function.American Journal of Physiology.  267:L71-L78. 1994
    1994 Alteration of cellular cytosolic calcium and chemotactic peptide binding by an inhibitor of neutrophil functionAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  267. 1994
    1994 Vitamin A is excreted in the urine during acute infectionAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  60:388-392. 1994
    1992 Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia associated with systemic lupus erythematosusChest.  102:1171-1174. 1992
    1990 High alveolar surface tension pulmonary edema--relationship to adult respiratory distress syndrome.Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  100:145-146. 1990
    1990 Clinical aspects of amiodarone pulmonary toxicityClinics in Chest Medicine.  11:119-129. 1990
    1989 Dietary fish oil inhibits bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosis in the ratExperimental Lung Research.  15:315-329. 1989
    1988 Effect of iron deficiency on bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in the hamsterThe American review of respiratory disease.  137:85-89. 1988
    1987 Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity: Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic CorrelationsArchives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  147:50-55. 1987
    1987 Amiodarone lung: Pathologic finding in clinically toxic patientsHuman Pathology.  18:349-354. 1987
    1987 Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity. Clinical, radiologic, and pathologic correlations.Archives of Internal Medicine -New Series-.  147:50-55. 1987
    1987 Effects of dietary fats on bleomycin-induced pulmonary fibrosisExperimental Lung Research.  12:149-161. 1987
    1986 Reduction in bleomycin-induced lung hydroxyproline content by an iron chelating agent.Chest.  89:123S-125S. 1986
    1986 Reduction in bleomycin-induced lung hydroxyproline content by an iron chelating agentChest.  89:123S-125S. 1986
    1986 Studies of membrane receptors, phagocytosis, and morphology of subpopulations of rat lung interstitial macrophagesThe American review of respiratory disease.  134:542-547. 1986
    1985 Pulmonary hypertension in the interstitial lung diseasesChest.  87:558-560. 1985

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas System : Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 1981
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1982
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1984
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1986
  • Full Name

  • John Kennedy