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Gregory T. Kennedy, MD
General Surgery Resident

 
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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-662-6156
Fax: 215-662-7983

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Gregory.Kennedy@uphs.upenn.edu

  Dr. Kennedy is a first year categorical resident in General Surgery. He graduated from Princeton University and received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He plans to pursue a career in academic surgery.
 
Appointments
2017 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 

        

 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2013 - 2017 MD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2012 - 2013 MPhil - University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England
First Class Honours
 
2008 -2012 AB - Princeton University
Summa Cum Laude
 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
6/2014 - present
University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory, Dr. Sunil Singhal MD
Conducted preclinical and clinical studies of intraoperative molecular imaging to improve disease clearance for a number of intrathoracic malignancies, including non-small cell lung cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma.
 
2/2016 - present
University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Harrison Dept of Surgical Research, Dr. Charles M. Vollmer, Jr. MD
Investigated the influence of surgical experience and fellowship training on the practice of pancreatoduodenectomy using a global survey of pancreatic surgeons.
 
6/2013 – 7/2013
University of Pennsylvania Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thoracic Oncology Research Laboratory, Dr. Anil Vachani MD
Investigated the utility of peripheral blood cell mitochondrial DNA content as a biomarker for the early detection of non-small cell lung cancer.
 
9/2006 – 8/2011
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida
Cancer Biology and Translational Oncogenomics Laboratory, Dr. John A. Copland, III PhD
Studied the gene expression signatures of renal cell carcinoma and explored various combinatorial therapies for in vitro models of ovarian cancer and follicular thyroid cancer.
 
Publications
Publications
  1. Vishnu P, Colon-Otero G, Kennedy GT, Marlow LA, Kennedy WP, Wu KJ, Santoso JT, Copland JA. RhoB mediates antitumor synergy of combined ixabepilone and sunitinib in human ovarian serous cancer. Gynecol Oncol 2012; 124:589-597.
  2. Von Roemeling CA, Marlow LA, Kennedy WP, Kennedy GT, Copland JA, Menefee ME. Preclinical evaluation of the mTOR inhibitor, temsirolimus, in combination with the epothilone B analog, ixabepilone in renal cell carcinoma. Am J Canc Res 2013; 3:390-401.
  3. Keating JJ, Kennedy GT, Singhal S. Detection of a subcentimeter pulmonary adenocarcinoma using intraoperative fluorescence imaging. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015; 149:51-53.
  4. Kennedy GT, Judy BF, Bhojnagarwala P, Wang LC, Moon EK, Fridlender ZG, Albelda SM, Singhal S. Surgical cytoreduction restores the antitumor efficacy of a Listeria monocytogenes vaccine in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Immunol Lett 2015; 166:28-35.
  5. Kennedy GT, Okusanya OT, Keating JJ, Heitjan DF, Deshpande C, Litzky LA, Albelda SM, Drebin JA, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S. The optical biopsy: a novel method for rapid intraoperative diagnosis of primary pulmonary adenocarcinomas. Ann Surg 2015; 262:602-609.
  6. Keating JJ, Kennedy GT, Datta J, Schuricht A. Outcomes of 157 V-PatchTM implants in the repair of umbilical, epigastric, and incisional hernias. Am Surg 2015; 82:6-10.
  7. Keating J, Tchou J, Okusanya O, Fisher C, Mies C, Kennedy G, Nie S, Singhal S. Identification of breast cancer margins using intraoperative near-infrared imaging.  J Surg Oncol 2016; 133:508-514.
  8. Newton AD, Kennedy GT, Predina JD, Low PS, Singhal S. Recent advances in image-guided management of lung disease. J Thorac Dis 2016; 8:697-704.
  9. Kennedy GT, McMillan MT, Bassi C, Greig PD, Hansen PD, Jeyarajah DR, Kent TS, Malleo G, Minter RM, Sprys MH, and Vollmer CM. The influence of fellowship training on the practice of pancreaticoduodenectomy. HPB 2016; 18:965-978.
  10. Kennedy GT, Newton AD, Predina JD, Singhal S. Intraoperative imaging of mesothelioma. Trans Lung Cancer Res. Accepted.
  11. Predina JD, Newton A, Kennedy G, Lee MK, Singhal S. Near-infrared intraoperative imaging can successfully identify malignant pleural mesothelioma after neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Mol Imaging. Accepted.
Book Chapters
  1. Kennedy GT and Singhal S. “Optical Image-Guided Thoracic Surgery.” In: Image-Guided Therapy, Surgery, and Drug Delivery: From Benchtop to Clinic. Ed. Keyvan Farahani and Eleni Liapi. 2018.
Presentations
  1. Kennedy GT. “RhoB-Mediated Synergism of Sunitinib and Ixabepilone in Human Ovarian Cancer.” Mayo Clinic Summer Research Symposium, Jacksonville, Florida. August 5, 2011.
  2. Marlow LA, Rohl SD, Kennedy GT, Milosevic D, Grebe SK, Reddi HV, Eberhardt NL, Morris JC, Trujillo MA, McDonough SJ, McIver B, Bible KC, Casler J, Smallridge RC, Copland JA. “Newly Characterized Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma Cell Lines Demonstrate Antitumor Synergy in Response to Combined MEK and AKT Inhibitors.” 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, Quebec, Canada. September 19-23, 2012.
  3. Kennedy GT “Intraoperative Molecular Imaging Provides Rapid and Accurate Diagnosis of Primary Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma.” Agnew Society Research Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 8, 2014.
  4. Kennedy GT, Judy BF, Bhojnagarwala P, Wang LS, Moon EK, Fridlender ZG, Albelda SM, and Singhal S. “Cytoreduction Surgery Potentiates Vaccine Immunotherapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.” 10th Annual Academic Surgical Congress of the Society of University Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada. February 4, 2015.
  5. Kennedy GT, Okusanya OT, Keating JJ, Heitjan DF, Deshpande C, Litzky LA, Albelda SM, Drebin JA, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S. “Intraoperative molecular imaging provides rapid and accurate diagnosis of primary pulmonary adenocarcinoma.” 135th Annual Meeting of the American Surgical Association, San Diego, California. April 24, 2015.
  6. Tortorello G, Karakousis G, Aarons C, Kennedy G, Hoffman R, Kelz R. “Cultural Competency Curricula in Surgical Education.” 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, Nevada. February 8, 2017.
  7. Kennedy GT, McMillan MT, Maggino L, Sprys MH, Drebin JA, Vollmer CM. “Surgical experience and the practice of pancreatoduodenectomy.” 12th Annual Academic Surgical Congress. Las Vegas, Nevada. February 9, 2017.
 
Awards
2017 I.S. Ravdin Prize, University of Pennsylvania Department of Surgery
 
2017 Medical Student Research Award, Association for Academic Surgery
 
2016 Gold Humanism Honor Society, Perelman School of Medicine at the U. of Pennsylvania
 
2016 Jonathan Rhoads Prize for Surgical Scholarship, U. of Pennsylvania Dept. of Surgery
 
2014 Summer Intern Scholarship, American Association for Thoracic Surgery
 
2014 Agnew Surgical Society Research Fellowship, U. of Pennsylvania Dept. of Surgery
 
2013 Robert L. Mayock Research Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
 
2012 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, United Kingdom
 
2012 Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University (Beta Chapter of New Jersey)
 
2012 Horace H. Wilson ’25 Prize in the History of Science, Technology & Medicine
 
2012 William Koren Jr. Memorial Prize in History
 
2011 Finalist, Rhodes Scholarship Competition
 
2011 Susan Mehrlust Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
 
2010  Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
 
2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
 
2008  National Merit Scholarship

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