Beverly Kennedy

Beverly Kennedy

Senior Lecturer

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, radium dial painters


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

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation, South Dakota State Board of Dentistry
  • Local Anesthesia Certification, South Dakota State Board of Dentistry
  • South Dakota Registered Dental Hygienist, South Dakota State Board of Dentistry

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Nelson, Deb, Kennedy, Beverly, Regnerus, Carissa, and Schweinle, Amy. Accuracy of Automated Blood Pressure Monitors, 35. Vol. 82, Iss. 4. Chicago, Ill: Journal of Dental Hygiene, 2008.
  • Kennedy, Beverly. Occlusal Film Exposures for Children. Edited by Jan Hempl, Dawn Lagrossa, 22-26. Vol. 4, Iss. 4. Princeton, NJ: Contemporary Dental Assisting, 2007.
  • Kennedy, Beverly. New Technologies for the Detection of Early Carious Lesions. Edited by Jan Hempl, 20-25. Vol. 7, Iss. 2. Overland Park, Kansas: Contempoary Oral Hygiene, 2007.
  • Kennedy, Beverly, and Nelson, Deb. Medical-Dental Emergencies Chapter, 478-502. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders, 2000.

Awards and Honors:

  • Meritorious Service, Clay County 4-H, 2014
  • 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

Presentations:

  • Kennedy, Beverly. Panoramic Radiography. Presented at the SE Dental Hygiene Component Meeting, Yankton, SD. (April 28, 2016)
  • Kennedy, Beverly. Occupational Exposures to Radiation. Presented at the Dental Hygiene Alumni Dakota Days CE, Vermillion SD. (October 10, 2014)
  • Kennedy, Beverly. Comparing Dental X-rays to Radiation from Nuclear Accidents. Presented at the D-Days Alumni CE, Vermillion, SD. (October 7, 2011)
  • Kennedy, Beverly, Pollard, Marti, . Emerging Trends in Radiography: A Survey of South Dakota Dental Offices. Presented at the Poster Presentation, Washington, DC. (June 2009)