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Kevin Kearney, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department/Office
School of Pharmacy - DeBenedictis, 519

Contact
kevin.kearney@mcphs.edu
(P)508.373.5605


Schools
School of Pharmacy - Worcester/Manchester

Programs
Pharmacy (Accelerated PharmD)

Education
PhD, Yale University
MPhil, Yale University
MS, Yale University
MTh, University of Notre Dame
BS, University of Notre Dame


Affiliated Appointments
Executive Director of Service-Learning

Areas of Teaching
Biochemistry
Nutrition
Service-Learning


Scholarly Interests
Learning Outcomes
Service-Learning


Editorials
Kearney, K.R. (2004) "Service-Learning in Pharmacy Education," Amer. J. Pharm. Ed. 68, Article 26, 1

Honors
MCPHS SOP-Worcester/Manchester Academic of the Year award, 2014
MCPHS SOP-Worcester/Manchester Class of 2016 “Best Professor of the Year” award, 2014
Colleges of Worcester Consortium William Meinhofer Faculty Award “in recognition of sustained effort in linking scholarship to the needs of the community,” 2012
MCPHS-Worcester Pharmacy Professor of the Year, 2010
MCPHS award for Faculty Scholarship of Teaching, 2009
MCPHS School of Pharmacy-Worcester APhA-ASP "Inspiration" Award, 2009
MCPHS School of Pharmacy-Worcester Student Govt. Assn. Professor of the Year, 2008
MCPHS award for Faculty Scholarship of Teaching, 2005
MCPHS-Worcester A.Ph.A.-A.S.P. Instructor Appreciation Award, 2005
Inducted into the Phi Lambda Sigma Honor Society, 2004
MCPHS Trustees’ Award for Teaching Excellence, 2003
Inducted into the Rho Chi Honor Society, 2003
MCPHS-Worcester Outstanding Educator Award, 2001

Publications
Kearney, K.R. (2014) “Pharmacy as a Community-Based Profession,” in Pharmacy Student Survival Guide, 3rd Edition (Nemire RE, Kier KL, Assa-Eley M, eds.; McGraw-Hill)

Sabina, R.L., McKee, E.E., Osheroff, N., Fulton, T.B., Franklin, D.S., Hogg, T., Kearney, K.R., King, S.C., Niederhoffer, E.C., Normaly, S., Thompson, K., Wimmer, M.J. (2013) “Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry,” J. Intl. Assn. Med. Sci. Educators 23(3), 394-399

Kearney, K.R. (2013) “Impact of a Service-Learning Course on First-Year Pharmacy Students’ Learning Outcomes,” Am. J. Pharm. Educ. 77, Issue #2, Article 34

Kearney, K.R. (2009) "Pharmacy as a Community-Based Profession," in Pharmacy Student Survival Guide, 2nd Edition (Nemire RE, Kier KL, eds.; McGraw-Hill)

Kearney, K.R. (2008) "A Service-Learning Course for First-Year Pharmacy Students," Amer. J. Pharm. Ed. 72, Issue 04, Article 86, 1-7

Kearney, K.R. (2006) "Service-Learning in healthcare education," Academic Exchange Quarterly 10, Issue #3, fall 2006, 85-89

Kearney, K.R. (2004) "Students’ self-assessment of learning through service-learning," Amer. J. Pharm. Ed. 68, Article 29, 1-13


Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership
Reviewer, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
Reviewer, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning
Reviewer, Journal of the American Pharmacists Association
Reviewer, Pharmacy
President, Board of Directors, Rebuilding Together Worcester
Vice-President, Board of Directors, Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts
Executive Board, Mohegan Council Boy Scouts of America, Worcester, Massachusetts
Board of Directors, Notre Dame Club of Worcester County
Corporator, Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Member, American Chemical Society
Member, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science Member


Personal Interests
Science and religion
Bicycling