University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Barbara Kennedy, M.D.

Barbara Kennedy, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
(802) 864-0521
Office Location:
Timber Lane Pediatrics, 51 Timber Lane, S. Burlington, VT 05403


Residency, Pediatrics, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital Specialty, Rochester, NY (1984)
M.D., The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (1981)
B.S., Nutrition, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1977)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1998-present)

Clinical Appointments

Private Practice: Timber Lane Pediatrics, South Burlington, VT (1995-present)

Other Professional Appointments

PCHP QIRM (Quality Improvement & Risk Management) (2009-present)
PROS Member, Pediatric Research in the Outpatient Setting (1996-present)
PCHP Coding and Compliance Committee, Primary Care Health Partners (2008-present)
PCHP Executive Committee, Primary Care Health Partners (2007-present)
52 Kids Foundation - Health Assessment and creation of medical records for enrolled children Kamuli, Uganda (2010)

Awards and Honors

Phi Kappa Phi (1976 and 1977)
Hibbard Award (1976)
Hattie B. Goessling Scholarship (1975)
Outstanding Sophomore Award of Merit (1975)


Kennedy BC, Caring for Children in the Outdoors – Complete revision, Tender Corporation, Littleton, NH, for Adventure Medical Kit (2012)
Klein JR, Kennedy BC, Children in the Wilderness.  In: Auerbach PS, editor, Wilderness Medicine. St. Louis:C.V. Mosby (2001)
Kennedy BC, Gentile DA. Children in the Wilderness. In: Auerbach PS, editor. Wilderness Medicine: Management of Wilderness and Environmental Emergencies. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby (1995)
Kennedy BC, Babes in the Woods: How to make sure your child stay’s healthy and out of harms way.  Rodale’s Guide to Family Camping (1995, Spring)
Kennedy BC, Safety First: Wilderness and First-Aid Manual for Ages 8-18. Berkeley, CA, Adventure Medical Kits (1994)
Kennedy BC, Caring for Children in the Outdoors.  Berkeley, CA Adventure Medical Kits (1994)
Gentile DA, Kennedy BC, Taking Children into the Backcountry. The Leader. 1992:10, (2) 7
Kennedy BC, The Pediatric Wilderness Medical Kit.  Wilderness Medicine Letter. 1992:9(3) 7-8
Gentile DA, Kennedy BC, Taking Children into the Wilderness.  Pediatrics. 1991; 88,967-981