Suzanne Kennedy, PhD
Suzanne M. Kennedy, PhD is a Research Scientist at Rho and a current co-investigator for the Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC)-Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center (SACCC) and Community Healthcare for Asthma Management and Prevention of Symptoms (CHAMPS)-SACCC. She received her doctorate in Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of Rochester in 1998. Suzanne has since spent over 13 years gaining experience in the field of asthma. While working with the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) she helped coordinate and write the Allergy Report based on current guidelines and consensus, and involving experts from numerous organizations including the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She also served as part of a national program office for the AAAAI Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded project, Pediatric Asthma: Emergency Department Demonstration Program. At Rho, she has been responsible for coordinating research activities for 3 asthma studies: 1) ICAC, funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 2) the Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana study funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the Merck Childhood Asthma Network (MCAN) under the auspices of the Foundation for the NIH, and 3) CHAMPS funded by MCAN.