School of Health Sciences Dental Hygiene

Beverly Kennedy

Beverly Kennedy
Professor
Dental Hygiene, School of Health Sciences
UE East Hall 101
Phone: 605-677-5768
Bio:
Graduated from Egan High School, and USD with BS in Dental Hygiene and MA in Adult and Higher Education. Been involved with teaching and private practice since 1973.
Teaching Interests:
Dental Radiology, Medical-Dental Emergencies, Pharmacology, Oral Health Education & Role of Fluoride Varnish to other Health Care Providers
Research Interests:
Xylitol, dental radiology, Chernobyl nuclear accident
Education:
  • Certificate, Radiology for Dental Educators, UTHSC, 1999
  • MA, Education Administration, University of South Dakota, 1998
  • Certification, Radiology for Dental Educators, UNC, 1983
  • BS, Dental Hygiene, University of South Dakota, 1976
  • Associate of Arts, Dental Hygiene, University of South Dakota, 1972
Publications:
  • Nelson, D., Kennedy, B., Regnerus, C., Schweinle, A., (2008), Accuracy of Automated Blood Pressure Monitors, Journal of Dental Hygiene, vol. 82, iss. 4, p. 35.
  • Kennedy, B., (2007), Occlusal Film Exposures for Children, Contemporary Dental Assisting, vol. 4, iss. 4, pp. 22-26.
  • Kennedy, B., (2007), New Technologies for the Detection of Early Carious Lesions, Contempoary Oral Hygiene, vol. 7, iss. 2, pp. 20-25.
  • Kennedy, B., Nelson, D., (2000), Medical-Dental Emergencies Chapter, Saunders, pp. 478-502.
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, USD School of Health Sciences, 2013
  • SD 4-H Volunteer Hall of Fame, SD 4-H Foundation, 2010
  • SD Hygienist of the Year 2000, South Dakota Dental Hygiene Association, 2000
  • Distinguished Service Award, Department of Dental Hygiene, 1988
  • Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society, Department of Dental Hygiene, 1972