Scholarly Presentations

  1. Watson, H., Kennedy, A. B., Brown, A., 2018 ASPE Annual Conference – Power of the Past, Force of the Future, “Using Standardized Patients in Predicting Medical School Admission and Success in Medical School.,” Association of Standardized Patient Educators, Kansas City, Missouri.
  2. Kennedy, A. B., Wagner, P., Payne, J, Brown, C., Sterling, J. International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care, “Practicing Effective Communication and Building Trust Between Patients and Researchers,” Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Baltimore, MD. June 2018. Exemplars in Research Presentation
  3. Munk N, Kennedy AB, Zakersfahani A, Weaver Barker A, Lavigne T, Dunn W. Entry Level Massage Education’s Preparation for U.S. Healthcare Settings: Perspectives from Experienced Massage Therapists. Poster, International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Baltimore, MD. May 2018.
  4. Kennedy, A. B., Diabetes Re-Imagined: Clinical and Community Partnership, “Evolution of Exercise is Medicine Greenville: Exploring the Greenville Health System, USC School of Medicine Greenville, YMCA, and American College of Sports Medicine partnership to improve population health”, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina. November 17, 2017 Invited
  5. Kennedy, AB, Rogers, M. J., Maxwell, B., Driggers, K., Tull, P., Trilk, J., Evaluation 2017: From Learning to Action, “Success Potential: Interprofessional Teamwork for Implementation Monitoring of Exercise is Medicine Greenville Clinical Component,” Poster; American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC. November 8, 2017
  6. Raymond, S., Kennedy, AB, American Massage Therapy Association Connecticut Chapter Annual Conference, “Building a Foundation of Clarity Within the Massage Profession,” American Massage Therapy Association Connecticut Chapter, Bristol, CT. October 20, 2017
  7. Hairston, C., Kennedy, A. B. Fall Exchange Day for Greenville County High School Teachers, “Picturing Population Health in your classroom: Creating active citizens to solve the healthcare problems of tomorrow, “USC SOM Greenville and GHS, USC SOM Greenville. October 19, 2017.
  8. Kennedy, A. B. Fall Exchange Day for Greenville County High School Teachers, “Population Health Imagined, “USC SOM Greenville and GHS, USC SOM Greenville. October 19, 2017.
  9. Kennedy, A. B., “Creating your first iBook,” USC SOM Greenville. October 17, 2017.
  10. Wagner, P., Kennedy, A. B., Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, “Patient Engagement Studio,” Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina. September 29, 2017. Invited
  11. Kennedy, AB, American Massage Therapy Association Annual Convention, “Expert Panel: Sports Massage Research,” American Massage Therapy Association, Pasadena, CA. September 15, 2017 Invited
  12. Kennedy, AB, American Massage Therapy Association Annual Convention, “Perspectives from a Plow Horse: Integrating Health Promotion into Massage Therapy Practice,” American Massage Therapy Association, Pasadena, CA. September 15, 2017 Invited
  13. Kennedy, AB, Heartland Family Service Lunch and Learn, “Perspectives from a Plow Horse: Integrating Lifestyle Medicine Conversations Into Behavioral Health,” Heartland Family Service Assertive Community Treatment Team, Omaha, Nebraska. June 9, 2017 Invited
  14. Kennedy, AB American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, “Engaging Your Patient: Tools for Motivation and Behavior Change,” American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO. May 30, 2017.
  15. Kennedy, A. B., Greenville Civitan Meeting, “Exercise is Medicine Greenville,” Greenville Civitan, Greenville, SC. May 19, 2017. Invited
  16.  Kennedy, AB, American Massage Therapy Association Tri Chapter Conference, “Seek, Find, Understand and Apply Research to Massage Therapy Practice,” AMTA Chapters Maryland, Virginia, and DC, Alexandria, VA. May 7, 2017. Invited
  17. Kennedy, AB, American Massage Therapy Association Tri Chapter Conference, “Student Panel,” AMTA Chapters Maryland, Virginia, and DC, Alexandria, VA. May 6, 2017. Invited
  18. Maxwell, B., Kennedy, AB, Bennett, F., Darling, N., Passini, P., Garrett, K., Hutber, A., Trilk, J., Southeast American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting, “Invaluable Input: Stakeholders Participation in EIM Greenville,” Poster. Southeast Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine, February 2017, Greenville, SC.
  19. Kennedy, AB Utilizing Massage Therapists as Part of Lifestyle and Integrative Medicine Teams and Interventions. Academy for Integrative Medicine and Health Annual Meeting, November 2016. San Diego, CA.
  20. Kennedy, AB, Trilk, J., and McDonough, R. The Impact of Massage Therapy on the Performance of Para-Athletes. American Massage Therapy Association National Convention, October 2016. Milwaukee, WI. Invited
  21. Trilk, J. and Kennedy, AB Exercise and Sports Medicine for Individual with Physical Disabilities. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, May/June 2016. Boston, MA.
  22. Kennedy AB, Cambron J.A., Sharpe, P., Travallian, R., Saunders R.P. Clarifying Definitions for the Profession: The Results for the Best Practices Symposium. International Massage Therapy Research Conference. May 2016. Seattle, WA.
  23. Kennedy AB, Cambron J.A., Sharpe, P., Travallian, R., Saunders R.P. Process for Massage Therapy Practice and Essential Assessment. International Massage Therapy Research Conference.  May 2016. Seattle, WA.
  24. Kennedy, AB, Boulanger, K. Ph.D. CMT, Cambron, J. LMT, DC, Ph.D., Massage Therapy to Promote Health Equity in Underserved Populations: An Analysis of the Massage Therapy Foundation’s Community Service Grants Program. South Carolina Public Health Association Annual Meeting, February 2016. Charleston, SC.
  25. Kennedy, AB and Trilk, J. Facilitators and barriers to implementing an evidenced based national massage therapy program for elite paracycling athletes. American Public Health Association National Convention, Chicago, IL. October 2015, Abstract accepted for Round Table Presentation.
  26. Kennedy, AB Which Hat am I Wearing Now? Working with Stakeholders When You Are a Stakeholder. Southeast Evaluation Association Annual Workshop. January 2014. Tallahassee, FL.
  27. Kennedy, AB Experienced Practitioners Beliefs Utilized to Create a Conceptual Model of a Proficient Massage Therapist: A Qualitative Investigation. Graduate Student Day, University of South Carolina, April 10, 2015.
  28. Kennedy, AB Conceptual Model of a Proficient Massage Therapist. American Public Health Association, Roundtable Presentation, November 2014.
  29. Kennedy, AB Search, Find and Understand Massage Research and Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Florida Chiropractors Association National Convention. August 2014. Orlando, FL. Invited
  30. Davidson, C., Goodrich, K., Kennedy, AB, Kyriliuk, B., Rosemond, T.N. Body image and health in freshman college women: A qualitative study. Presented at the University of South Carolina Women’s and Gender Studies Annual Conference, February 2013. Columbia, SC.
  31. Schwartzman, R. and Kennedy, AB A Critical Review of the Effectiveness of Diversity Training. Carolinas Communication Association Convention. October 1-3, 1998. Ashville, NC

 

Invited Leadership Presentations

  1. Kennedy, AB and Hickman, J. Embracing Change. Chapter Leadership Training for the American Massage Therapy Association, August 2018.
  2. Kennedy, AB Volunteer Resilience. Chapter Leadership Training for the American Massage Therapy Association, October 2016.
  3. Kennedy, AB and Voltarel, C. Volunteer Culture (Revised). Webinar. American Massage Therapy Association, March 2016.
  4. Kennedy, AB and Hall, M. Volunteer Culture. Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program. American Massage Therapy Association, National Convention. August 2015. Pittsburgh, PA.
  5. Kennedy, AB and Methot, K. Survey Says… Chapter Leadership Training for the American Massage Therapy Association. National Convention. August 2015. Pittsburgh, PA.
  6. Kennedy, AB and Methot, K. Leadership at All Levels. Chapter Leadership Training for the American Massage Therapy Association. National Convention. September 2014. Denver, CO.
  7. Voltarel, C., Kennedy, AB, McCrory, J. and Swafford, S. Main Program for Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program for the American Massage Therapy Association.  July 2014. Evanston, IL.
  8. Kennedy, AB and Voltarel, C. Collaborative Leadership: Sharing Power and Building Trust. Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program for the American Massage Therapy Association. July 2014. Evanston, IL.
  9. Kennedy, AB and Voltarel, C. Bringing the Legend of the Pineapple to Life in Your Chapter. Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program for the American Massage Therapy Association. July 2013. Evanston, IL.
  10. Kennedy, AB and Volkmer, T. Education Sessions breakout session for Chapter Leadership Training at the American Massage Therapy Association 2012 National Convention. October 2012, Raleigh, NC.
  11. Kennedy, AB and Voltarel. C. Job Responsibilities breakout session for Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program for American Massage Therapy Association. July 2012. Evanston, IL.
  12. Kennedy, AB, Stanley, P., and Porcoulis, W. Seasoned Volunteers breakout session for Chapter Leadership Training at the American Massage Therapy Association 2011 National Convention. October 2011. Portland, OR.
  13. Kennedy, AB and Voltarel, C. Successful Board Retreats for American Massage Therapy Association Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program. July 2011. Evanston, IL
  14. Voltarel, C. and Kennedy, AB Discovering Your Community for American Massage Therapy Association Chapter Volunteer Orientation Program. July 2010. Evanston, IL.
  15. Kennedy, AB Moderator: Communications Breakout Section of Chapter Leadership Training at the AMTA National Convention 2006, Atlanta, GA.

 

Public Lectures, Presentations, and Interviews

  1. Kennedy, A. B., Doctor Radio, “Discussion of Fitness vs. Fatness article in JAMA,” Sirius XM channel 110.
  2. Kennedy, A. B., Greenville Civitan Meeting, “Exercise is Medicine Greenville,” Greenville Civitan, Greenville, SC. May 2017
  3. Kennedy, AB, The Benefits of Massage Therapy. Laurens County Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Luncheon. March 2009. Laurens, SC