Barbara L. Kennedy ND,ACRN, AAHIVS, BC, FNP

School of Nursing
Assistant Professor
 
 

 

 

 

Academic Rank :
Assistant Professor
Office Location :
Welch Hall Third floor, Room #335A
Office Hours :
By appointment. It is best to contact by email
Phone :
310-243-2067
E-Mail Address :
bkennedy@csudh.edu
Mailing Address :
School of Nursing
  California State University, Dominguez Hills
  1000 E. Victoria Street
  Carson, CA 90747
 
 

Background/Teaching

Barbara Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in the College of Health and Human Services, School of Nursing at California State University – Dominguez Hills (CSUDH).  She has been a full-time faculty member at this institution since August, 2001.

Dr. Kennedy received her Doctorate in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio.  She received a Master of Nursing degree from UCLA as well as a Master of Education from Adelphi University in New York.  She holds a Bachelor of Nursing Science from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bethany College, West Virginia.  She is a nationally certified family nurse practitioner and has provided primary and specialized HIV/AIDS healthcare in Los Angeles for more than 10 years. She is certified as an HIV/AIDS care specialist by the Association of Nurses in AIDS (ANAC).

Dr. Kennedy brings to the classroom many years of clinical experience from the acute and primary health care settings as well as a strong clinical background in public health, nursing theory, and research.  She is an appointed member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of for the department of Research and Funded Projects at CSUDH. 

In  conjunction with her clinical and research work at CSUDH, Dr. Kennedy also serves as Clinical Faculty for the Nursing Center for Learning, Innovation, and Research, Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California (VAGLAHS).  Dr. Kennedy also serves as an appointed member of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at this institution.

 

Arrow Education

2004               
Doctor of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Doctoral Thesis:  An exploratory descriptive study of self-esteem and sexual history among HIV+ Latino gay men.

1995   
Master of Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of California, Los Angeles, California.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Mount Saint Mary's College, Los
Angeles, California.
Summa Cum Laude

1978   
Master of Arts, Education Adelphi University, Garden City,
New York.

1977   
Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies, Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia.
Summa Cum Laude


 

Arrow Pertinent Publications / Presentations / Research Work

Published Refereed Journals - Articles

Roberts, S. T., & Kennedy, B. L. (2006).  Why are young college women not using condoms? Their perceived risk, drug use, and developmental vulnerability may provide important clues to sexual risk.  Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 20(1):32-40, February 2006.

Refereed Journals – Letter to the Editor

Kennedy, B. L., O’Malley, J., Khanlou, H., Farthing, C. (2001). Heterogeneity of patients’ adherence profiles to antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected patients. Letter to the Editor, Journal of AIDS, 28 (3) 307-308.

Books, Chapters, and Contributed Works

Kennedy, B. L. (2003).  Negotiation: Getting What You Need. Managing Your Practice – A Guide for Advanced Practice Nurses.  New York: Springer.  Chapter 8, 67-82.

Podium Presentations

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Addiction - Recovery, Relapse, and the Nursing Process.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, August 9, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Hospital Magnet Status and Nursing:  Rising to meet the Challenge through National Certification.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, August 8, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Nursing Clinical Update - Culturally Competent Healthcare for the Transgendered Client.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, June 13, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Nursing Clinical Update - Meeting the Needs of the Transgendered Client. Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, May 9, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation – Nurse Week, 2007

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Writing a Doctoral Dissertation or Thesis.
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio, March 23, 2007. 

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007). Conceptual Models, Conceptual Frameworks, and Theoretical Frameworks in Nursing Research.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, March 15, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  The Value of Mentorship in Developing Future Nurse Researchers.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, February 22, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Critiquing Research - An Essential Skill for the Nurse Researcher.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, February 22, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007).  Addiction & Substance Related Disorders.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, February 15, 2007. Los Angeles, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2007). Nursing Certification Examinations for the Nurse Specialist - Preparation and Performance.  Department of Veterans Affairs, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, February 14, 2007. Los Angeles, California

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2006).  The Transgendered Client.  County of Orange Public Health Agency - Special Disease Clinic (HIV/AIDS). Unrestricted Educational Grant, Abbott Pharmaceuticals.  June 6, 2006. Santa Ana, California.

Invited Presentation

Kennedy, B. L. (2004).  An exploratory descriptive study of self-esteem and sexual history among HIV+ Latino gay men.  Association of Nurses in AIDS Care National Conference, November 15-18, 2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.
           
Roberts, S. T. & Kennedy B. L. (2004). Perceived Susceptibility to STD/HIV among Multiethnic Female College Students. National Congress of the State of the Science in Nursing Research, October 9, 2004. Washington D.C.

Poster Presentations

Kennedy B. L. Roberts, S. T. (2007). The Truths and Myths which influence the Sexual Decision Making Process among Young Multiethnic College Woman:  Abstract submission accepted for poster presentation 6th Annual Evidence-Based Practice Conference November 9, 2007. Anaheim, CA.

Kennedy B. L. (2007). Developing a career as academic faculty through the Mentorship Process.  Sigma Theta Tau International, 39th Biennial Convention, November 2- 7, 2007.  Baltimore, Maryland.
 Invited Poster

Roberts, S. T., & Kennedy, B. L. (2005).  Why are young college women not using condoms? Their perceived risk, drug use, and developmental vulnerability may provide important clues to sexual risk.  Association of Nurses in AIDS Care National Conference, 18th Annual Conference, November 17-20, 2005. Orlando Florida.

Kennedy, B. L. (2004).  An exploratory descriptive study of self-esteem and sexual history among HIV+ Latino gay men. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care National Conference, November 15-18, 2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Published Abstracts

Kennedy, B. L. (2006). An exploratory descriptive study of self-esteem and sexual history among HIV+ Latino gay men. [Electronic abstract]. Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library. Retrieved March 12, 2006, from http://nursinglibrary.org. Paper presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care National Conference, November 15-18, 2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Roberts, S. T., & Kennedy, B. L. (2006).  Why are young college women not using condoms? Their perceived risk, drug use, and developmental vulnerability may provide important clues to sexual risk[Electronic abstract]. Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library. Retrieved March 12, 2006, from http://nursinglibrary.org.  Paper presented at the National Congress of the State of the Science in Nursing Research, October 9, 2004. Washington D.C.

Kennedy, B. L. (2006). An exploratory descriptive study of self-esteem and sexual history among HIV+ Latino gay men. Case Western Reserve University. [Electronic dissertation database] UMI - ProQuest, Publication #3216822. Volume 67, issue 9B of dissertation abstracts international. Page number 4977.  ProQuest Information and Learning, Ann Arbor, Michigan 98106.