Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Association Between Executive Dysfunction and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living: Racial and Ethnic Differences Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in the Southeastern US.Journal of the National Medical Association.  111:320-327. 2019
2019 Poor awareness of IADL deficits is associated with reduced regional brain volume in older adults with cognitive impairmentNeuropsychologia.  129:372-378. 2019
2019 Determination of the Minimal Important Change in the Life-Space AssessmentJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  67:565-569. 2019
2019 Life-Space Predicts Health Care Utilization in Community-Dwelling Older AdultsJournal of Aging and Health.  31:280-292. 2019
2019 Improving Geriatric Care Processes on Two Medical-Surgical Acute Care Units: A Pilot StudyJournal for Healthcare Quality.  41:23-31. 2019
2019 Kilocalorie expenditure and all-cause mortality in older male veterans and nonveteransJournal of Aging and Physical Activity.  27:67-72. 2019
2019 The relationship of longitudinal cognitive change to self-reported IADL in a general populationAging, Neuropsychology and Cognition2019
2018 Association of Concomitant Use of Cholinesterase Inhibitors or Memantine With Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer Clinical Trials: A Meta-analysisJAMA Network Open.  1:e184080. 2018
2018 The effect of donepezil on the cognitive ability early in the course of recovery from traumatic brain injuryBrain Injury.  32:972-979. 2018
2018 Social and Demographic Predictors of Nutritional Risk: Cross-sectional Analyses From the UAB Study of Aging IIFamily and Community Health.  41 Suppl 2 Suppl, Food Insecurity and Obesity:S33-S45. 2018
2018 Data-driven identification of endophenotypes of Alzheimer's disease progression: Implications for clinical trials and therapeutic interventionsAlzheimer's Research and Therapy.  10. 2018
2018 The Role of Cognitive Reserve in Recovery from Traumatic Brain InjuryJournal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  33:E18-E27. 2018
2017 Continuation of non-essential medications in actively dying hospitalised patientsBMJ Supportive and Palliative Care.  7:450-457. 2017
2017 Impact of Driving Cessation on Trajectories of Life-Space Scores Among Community-Dwelling Older AdultsJournal of Applied Gerontology.  36:1433-1452. 2017
2017 Challenging Assumptions About African American Participation in Alzheimer Disease TrialsAmerican Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  25:1150-1159. 2017
2017 Life-Space Mobility Change Predicts 6-Month MortalityJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  65:833-838. 2017
2017 Evidence for benefit of statins to modify cognitive decline and risk in Alzheimer’s diseaseAlzheimer's Research and Therapy.  9. 2017
2017 The wechsler test of adult reading as a measure of premorbid intelligence following traumatic brain injuryArchives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  32:98-103. 2017
2017 ED Utilization and Self-Reported Symptoms in Community-Dwelling Older AdultsJournal of Emergency Nursing.  43:57-69. 2017
2016 Neighborhood Disadvantage and Life-Space Mobility Are Associated with Incident Falls in Community-Dwelling Older AdultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  64:2218-2225. 2016
2016 Impact of Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalization on Mobility Among Community-Dwelling Older AdultsAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:1124.e9-1124.e15. 2016
2016 Twelve-month recovery of medical decision-making capacity following traumatic brain injuryNeurology.  87:1052-1059. 2016
2016 G2019s-LRRK2 expression augments α-synuclein sequestration into inclusions in neuronsJournal of Neuroscience.  36:7415-7427. 2016
2016 Post Hoc Analyses of ApoE Genotype-Defined Subgroups in Clinical TrialsJournal of Alzheimer's Disease.  50:1205-1215. 2016
2016 Ficolin-2 inhibitors are present in sera after prolonged storage at -80 °CPeerJ.  2016. 2016
2016 Life-Space Assessment composite score rationaleClinical Rehabilitation.  30:95-97. 2016
2016 Neurocognitive models of medical decision-making capacity in traumatic brain injury across injury severityJournal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  31:E49-E59. 2016
2015 Effect of sample size re-estimation in adaptive clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairmentAlzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions.  1:63-71. 2015
2015 Using baseline cognitive severity for enriching Alzheimer's disease clinical trials: How does Mini-Mental State Examination predict rate of change?Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions.  1:46-52. 2015
2015 The impact of veteran status on life-space mobility among older black and white men in the deep southEthnicity and Disease.  25:255-262. 2015
2015 Differences in Alzheimer disease clinical trial outcomes based on age of the participantsNeurology.  84:1121-1127. 2015
2015 Correlates of Incident Cognitive Impairment in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) StudyClinical Neuropsychologist.  29:466-486. 2015
2015 Genome-wide studies of verbal declarative memory in nondemented older people: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology ConsortiumBiological Psychiatry.  77:749-763. 2015
2015 The Association Between Life-Space and Health Care Utilization in Older Adults with Heart FailureJournals of Gerontology, Series A.  70:1442-1447. 2015
2014 Performance of the NINDS-CSN 5-Minute Protocol in a National Population-Based SampleJournal of the International Neuropsychological Society2014
2014 Performance of the NINDS-CSN 5-Minute protocol in a national population-based sampleJournal of the International Neuropsychological Society.  20:856-867. 2014
2014 Community mobility among older adults with reduced kidney function: A study of life-spaceAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases.  63:429-436. 2014
2014 Benzodiazepine (BZD) Use in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Longitudinal Associations with Mobility, Functioning, and PainArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  59:331-337. 2014
2014 Comparison of in-person and telephone administration of the mini-mental state examination in the University of Alabama at Birmingham study of agingJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  62:1928-1932. 2014
2014 Effect of APOE genotype status on targeted clinical trials outcomes and efficiency in dementia and mild cognitive impairment resulting from Alzheimer's diseaseAlzheimer's and Dementia.  10:349-359. 2014
2014 Life-space mobility declines associated with incident falls and fracturesJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  62:919-923. 2014
2014 Recovery over 6 months of medical decision-making capacity after traumatic brain injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:2296-2303. 2014
2013 Genome-wide Studies of Verbal Declarative Memory in Nondemented Older People: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology ConsortiumBiological Psychiatry2013
2013 Racial and sex differences in associations between activities of daily living and cognition in community-dwelling older adultsJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  61:2174-2180. 2013
2013 Impaired financial abilities in Parkinson's disease patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementiaParkinsonism and Related Disorders.  19:986-990. 2013
2013 Recovery Over 6 Months of Medical Decision-Making Capacity After Traumatic Brain InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation2013
2013 Evaluating hippocampal internal architecture on MRI: Inter-rater reliability of a proposed scoring systemEpilepsy Research.  106:146-154. 2013
2013 Predictive value of hippocampal internal architecture asymmetry in temporal lobe epilepsyEpilepsy Research.  106:155-163. 2013
2013 Physical impairment is associated with nursing home admission for older adults in disadvantaged but not other neighborhoods: Results from the UAB study of agingGerontologist.  53:641-653. 2013
2013 Risk-stratified imputation in survival analysisClinical Trials.  10:530-539. 2013
2012 Biomarker positive and negative subjects in the ADNI cohort: Clinical characterizationCurrent Alzheimer Research.  9:1135-1141. 2012
2012 A longitudinal study of major and minor depression following traumatic brain injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  93:1343-1349. 2012
2012 Association between family risk of stroke and myocardial infarction with prevalent risk factors and coexisting diseasesStroke.  43:974-979. 2012
2011 Characterization of autosomal copy-number variation in African Americans: The HyperGEN StudyEuropean Journal of Human Genetics.  19:1271-1275. 2011
2011 Validity and power of missing data imputation for extreme sampling and terminal measures designs in mediation analysisFrontiers in Genetics.  2. 2011
2011 Vascular risk factors and cognitive impairment in a stroke-free cohortNeurology.  77:1729-1736. 2011
2011 Erratum: Estimating power with effect size versus slope differences: Both means and variance matter (Alzheimer's and Dementia (2011) 7 (247-249))Alzheimer's and Dementia.  7:556. 2011
2011 Estimating power with effect size versus slop differences: Both means and variance matterAlzheimer's and Dementia.  7:247-249. 2011
2010 Requiring an amyloid-β1-42 biomarker for prodromal Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment does not lead to more efficient clinical trialsAlzheimer's and Dementia.  6:367-377. 2010
2010 Predictors of family caregivers' life satisfaction after traumatic brain injury at one and two years post-injury: A longitudinal multi-center investigationNeuroRehabilitation.  27:73-81. 2010
2008 Statistical issues in the analysis of DNA Copy Number Variations.International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design.  1:368-395. 2008
2007 Opportunities for biostatistics students: Training and fellowship grants from the National Institutes of HealthAmerican Statistician.  61:120-126. 2007
2006 SScore: An R package for detecting differential gene expression without gene expression summariesComputer applications in the biosciences : CABIOS.  22:1272-1274. 2006
2006 Complicated mild traumatic brain injury on the inpatient rehabilitation unit: A multicenter analysisJournal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  21:260-271. 2006
2006 Empirical validation of the S-Score algorithm in the analysis of gene expression dataBMC Bioinformatics.  7. 2006
2006 Differences in characteristics and outcome of delirium as based on referral patternsPsychosomatics.  47:367-375. 2006
2005 Evaluation of the neurobehavioral functioning inventory as a depression screening tool after traumatic brain injuryJournal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  20:512-526. 2005
2004 The Loss Inventory: Preliminary reliability and validity data for a new measure of emotional and cognitive responses to disabilityDisability and Rehabilitation.  26:614-623. 2004
2004 Risperidone in the treatment of delirium: Results from a prospective open-label trialJournal of Clinical Psychiatry.  65:662-667. 2004
2003 Electroconvulsive Therapy in Movement Disorders: An UpdateJournal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.  15:407-421. 2003
2003 Use of the cognitive test for delirium in patients with traumatic brain injuryPsychosomatics.  44:283-289. 2003
2002 Stereotypic movement disorder after acquired brain injuryBrain Injury.  16:447-451. 2002
2001 Use of antiepileptics in traumatic brain injury: A review for psychiatristsAnnals of Clinical Psychiatry.  13:163-171. 2001
2001 Trichotillomania associated with dementia: A case reportGeneral Hospital Psychiatry.  23:163-165. 2001
2001 Use of quetiapine in deliriumPsychosomatics.  42:347-349. 2001
1999 Using atypical neuroleptic drugs to treat agitation in patients with a brain injury: A reviewNeuroRehabilitation.  13:165-172. 1999

Investigator On

  • Aging in Puerto Rico: Longitudinal Follow-Up of the PREHCO Study  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Parkinson Disease  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Parkinson Disease - Project 1: Role of Innate Immune Cells in Human Parkinson Disease  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • A Community-Developed, Culturally-Based PC Tele-Consult Program for African American and White Rural Southern Elders with a Life-limiting Illness  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Mechanisms of Alpha-synuclein Mediated Inflammation in Multiple System Atrophy  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Role of Presynaptic Targeting of Alpha-Synuclein in the Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • Understanding Hippocampal Internal Architecture in Human Temporal Lobe Epilepsy -- From MRI to Epigenetics  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • Validation of Online Methods to Predict and Monitor Cognitive Decline  awarded by University of California, San Francisco 2018 - 2020
  • Pathways to LUTS Prevention: A Model for Public Education, Behavioral Skills, and Early Detection  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Acquired Deficiency of Innate Immunity (Ficolin-2) Among Elderly Adults  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Processing Speed Training to Preserve Driving and Functional Competencies in MCI  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Mechanisms of LRRK2 Mediated Neurotoxicity  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2019
  • Exosome LRRK2 in Predicting Parkinson Disease Phenotypes  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2018
  • Disability and Rehabilitation Research Program (DRRP)  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2015 - 2018
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2017 - 2018
  • Efficacies and Pharmacodynamic Assays for LRRK2 Small-Molecule Inhibitors  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2018
  • Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR)  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2018
  • Transforming Practice: Innovative Care Delivery Redesign at the Hospital Unit Level to Improve Patient-Centered Outcomes in Vulnerable Elders  awarded by Gerontological Society of America 2015 - 2016
  • Mobility Among Older African Americans and Whites  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2016
  • UAB Traumatic Brain Injury Model System  awarded by Department of Education 2012 - 2015
  • Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2014
  • Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging Research - Investigator Development Core  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2014
  • Mobility Among Older African Americans and Whites  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2014
  • Etiology of Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2012
  • Teaching Activities

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University 2008
  • Full Name

  • Richard Kennedy