Past Faculty - Richard Kennedy, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard Kennedy, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Biostatistics
Ryals Public Health Bldg
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294
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Dr. Kennedy's interests are in the statistical modeling of microarray data (particularly using multivariate or mixed effects models), quality control in microarray data, statistical computing, and linear models. He is particularly interested in the unique aspects of applying microarray technologies and analysis to the area of neuroscience.


  • 2010
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • pre2004
  1. Lon S. Schneider, Richard E. Kennedy, Gary R. Cutter, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. "Requiring an Amyloid-β1-42 Biomarker for Prodromal Alzheimer's Disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment Does Not Lead to More Effcient Clinical Trials." Alzheimer's and Dementia, Vol. 6, No. 5, 2010.
  2. Lee A. Livingston, Richard E. Kennedy, Jennifer H. Marwitz, Juan C. Arango-Lasprilla, Lisa J. Rapport, Tamara Bushnik, Kelli W. Gary. "Predictors of Family Caregivers' Life Satisfaction After Traumatic Brain Injury at One and Two Years Post-Injury: A Longitudinal Multi-center Investigation." NeuroRehabilitation, Vol. 27, No.1, 2010.
  1. Nathan E. Wineinger, Richard E. Kennedy, Stephen W. Erickson, Mary K. Wojczynski, Carl E. Bruder, Hemant K. Tiwari. "Statistical Issues in the Analysis of DNA Copy Number Variations." International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2008.
  1. Richard E. Kennedy, Sharon D. Yeatts, Kellie J. Archer, Chris Gennings, Viswanathan Ramakrishnan. Opportunities for Biostatistics Students: Training and Fellowship Grants from the National Institutes of Health. American Statistician, Vol. 61, No. 2, 2007. [DOI: 10.1198/000313007X188342]
  1. Dinesh Mittal, Deepika Majithia, Richard Kennedy, Jamie Rhudy. “Differences in Characteristics and Outcome of Delirium Based on Referral Patterns.” Psychosomatics, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2006. [PMID: 16959924]
  2. Richard E. Kennedy, Lee Livingston, Jennifer H. Marwitz, Shana Gueck, Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Angelle M. Sander. “Complicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit: A Multi-Center Analysis.” Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2006. [PMID: 16717503]
  3. Richard E. Kennedy, Robnet T. Kerns, Xiangrong Kong, Kellie J. Archer, Michael F. Miles. SScore: an R package for detecting differential gene expression without gene expression summaries. Bioinformatics, Vol. 22, No. 10, 2006. [PMID: 16574698]
  4. Richard E. Kennedy, Kellie J. Archer, Michael F. Miles. Empirical Validation of the S-Score Algorithm in the Analysis of Gene Expression Data. BMC Bioinformatics. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2006. [PMID: 16545131]
  1. Richard E. Kennedy, Lee Livingston, Amy Riddick, Jennifer H. Marwitz, Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Nathan D. Zasler. “Evaluation of the NFI as a Depression Screening Tool after Brain Injury.” Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol. 20, No. 6, 2005. [PMID: 16304488]
  1. Janet P. Niemeier, Richard E. Kennedy, William O. McKinley, David X. Cifu. “The Loss Inventory: A Measure of Emotional and Cognitive Responses to Disability.” Disability Rehabilitation, Vol. 26, No. 10, 2004. [PMID: 15204515]
  2. Dinesh Mittal, Nita A. Jimerson, Emily P. Peoples, William D. Johnson, Richard E. Kennedy, Rafael A. Torres, Henry A. Nasrallah. “Risperidone in the Treatment of Delirium: Results from a Prospective Open-Label Trial.” Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, Vol. 65, No. 5, 2004. [PMID: 15163252]
  1. Richard E. Kennedy, Dinesh Mittal, Judith O’Jile. “Electroconvulsive Therapy in Movement Disorders: An Update.” Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2003. [PMID: 14627767]
  2. Richard E. Kennedy, Risa N. Thompson, Todd G. Nick, Mark Sherer. “Use of the Cognitive Test for Delirium in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.” Psychosomatics, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2003. [PMID: 12832593]
  3. Anna Leung, Richard Kennedy, James Levenson. “Rabies Exposure and Psychosis.” Psychosomatics, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2003. 2002. [PMID: 12832600]
  4. Cynthia McGrath, Richard Kennedy, Wayne Hoye, Stuart Yablon. “Stereotypic Movement Disorder After Acquired Brain Injury: A Case Report.” Brain Injury, Vol. 16, No. 5, May 2002. [PMID: 12097226]
  5. Richard E. Kennedy, Derek M. Burnett, Brian D. Greenwald. “Use of Antiepileptics in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review for Psychiatrists.” Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, Vol. 13, No. 3, September 2001. [PMID: 11791955]
  6. Dinesh Mittal, Judith O’Jile, Nita Jimerson, Richard Kennedy. “Trichotillomania Associated with Dementia: A Case Report.” General Hospital Psychiatry, Vol. 23, 2001. [PMID: 11427250]
  7. Rafael Torres, Dinesh Mittal, Richard Kennedy. “Use of Quetiapine in Delirium: Case Reports.” Psychosomatics, Vol. 42, No. 4, July 2001. 1999 [PMID: 11496025]
  8. Derek M. Burnett, Richard E. Kennedy, David X. Cifu, and James Levenson. “Using Atypical Neuroleptic Drugs to Treat Agitation In Patients with a Brain Injury: A Review.” Neurorehabilitation, Vol. 13, No. 3, 1999. 1992
  9. Richard Kennedy and James B. Hutchins. “Choline Acetyltransferase Expression Studied with an Oligonucleotide Probe.” Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1992. [PMID: 1394369]


Years: 2008 - 2011 (Postdoctoral Fellow)
Mentor(s): Hemant Tiwari Ph.D. and Xiangqin Cui Ph.D.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Med-Gerontology/Geriatrics/Palliative Care, The University of Alabama at Birmingham