Senior Lecturer

Kenneth Allen is a senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont. Prior to moving to Vermont, Kenneth worked for Kaiser Permanente of Northern California as a clinical education coordinator, project manager, and director of imaging services. His work has focused on regulatory compliance and advocacy, addressing inequities in the delivery of health care, and quality improvement in the delivery of diagnostic services. Kenneth received his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Vermont in 2016. His research interests include college matriculation patterns of students who are typically underrepresented in the health care workforce and the safe and effective use of radiation in diagnostic imaging. His teaching focus is in the areas of health care finance, management, and sustainability. Dr. Allen is currently serving as the President of the Vermont Public Health Association and is a policy reviewer for the American Public Health Association.

Associations and Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Vermont Public Health Association
  • Society of Public Health Educators
Kenneth Allen, M.B.A., B.S., CNMT

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Public health, project planning, radiation science, leadership and management


  • Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies; University of Vermont
  • M.B.A.; Belmont University
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate; Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • B.S., Radiological Sciences; Austin Peay State University


Office Location:

302 Rowell Building

Courses Taught

  • BHSC 140 - Radiation Science
  • BHSC 297 - Leadership and Management
  • HSCI 140 - Structure and Finance of US Healthcare
  • HSCI 240 - Program Planning
  • HSCI 250 - Writing in the Health Sciences
  • HSCI 280 - Capstone