Dr David Kennedy
Deputy Head of School & MBBS Degree Programme Director
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6971
- Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 6521
- Address: School of Medical Education
The Medical Student Office
Newcastle upon Tyne
Roles and Responsibilities
- Deputy Head of School of Medical Education
- MBBS Degree Programme Director
- Director of Learning and Teaching, School of Medical Education
- Examinations lead and Chair of Phase I MBBS Meetings of Examiners
- Chair Phase I MBBS Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee
- Member of the MBBS Admissions Executive
- University representative for the Physiological Society
- Physiological Society
- Newcastle representative, Medical Schools Council Assessment Alliance (MSC-AA)
- Newcastle representative, Member, Medical Schools Council Selection Alliance (MSC- SA)
- Newcastle representative, UK Council of Teachers of Professionalism
- University Nominated Non-Executive Director, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
- External Examiner, Nottingham University A101 programme (2012-2016)
Tutor of the Accelerated MBBS programme. Contribution includes cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and gastrointestinal physiology, neurophysiology, basic sciences and maths tuition.
Unit lead for Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Medicine 1 (CRRM1) with the MBBS programme.
Teaching contributions in MBBS include:
- Molecules to Disease
- Nutrition, Metabolism and Endocrinology 1 and 2
- Life Cycle 1
- Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Medicine 1 and 2
Teaching contribution in Biomedical Sciences includes:
- CMB1004: Cell Biology (Endocrinology)
- CMB2006: Clinical Skills (Cardiovascular, ECG)
Master in Clinical Education (Principles and Practice of Teaching module)
- Kennedy DJ, Dreyfuss P, Aprill CN, Bogduk N. Paraplegia Following Image-Guided Transforaminal Lumbar Spine Epidural Steroid Injection: Two Case Reports. Pain Medicine 2009, 10(8), 1389-1394.
- Kennedy DJ, Thwaites DT. Optimal dipeptide uptake across the apical membrane of human intestinal Caco-2 cell monolayers is dependent on functional NHE3 activity. Journal of Physiology 2002, 539(supplement), 10P-11P.
- Kennedy DJ, Raldua D, Simmons NL, Thwaites DT. Optimization of dipeptide uptake at the apical membrane of human intestinal Caco-2 cell monolayers requires co-operative activity of the di/tripeptide transporter hPepT1 and the Na+-H+ exchanger NHE3. In: JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-LONDON. 2000.
- Abbot EL, Grenade DS, Kennedy DJ, Gatfield KM, Thwaites DT. Vigabatrin transport across the human intestinal epithelial (Caco-2) brush-border membrane is via the H+-coupled amino-acid transporter hPAT1. British Journal of Pharmacology 2006, 147(3), 298-306.
- Kennedy DJ, Raldua D, Thwaites DT. Dual modes of 5-(N-ethyl-N-isopropyl)amiloride modulation of apical dipeptide uptake in the human small intestinal epithelial cell line Caco-2. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 2005, 62(14), 1621-1631.
- Kennedy DJ, Gatfield KM, Winpenny JP, Ganapathy V, Thwaites DT. Substrate specificity and functional characterisation of the H+/amino acid transporter rat PAT2 (SLC36A2). British Journal of Pharmacology 2005, 144(1), 28-41.
- Anderson CMH, Grenade DS, Boll M, Foltz M, Wake KA, Kennedy DJ, Munck LK, Miyauchi S, Taylor PM, Campbell FC, Munck BG, Daniel H, Ganapathy V, Thwaites DT. H+/amino acid transporter 1 (PAT1) is the imino acid carrier: An intestinal nutrient/drug transporter in human and rat. Gastroenterology 2004, 127(5), 1410-1422.
- Anderson CMH, Mendoza ME, Kennedy DJ, Raldua D, Thwaites DT. Inhibition of intestinal dipeptide transport by the neuropeptide VIP is an anti-absorptive effect via the VPAC1 receptor in a human enterocyte-like cell line (Caco-2). British Journal of Pharmacology 2003, 138(4), 564-573.
- Chen Z, Kennedy DJ, Wake KA, Zhuang L, Ganapathy V, Thwaites DT. Structure, tissue expression pattern, and function of the amino acid transporter rat PAT2. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2003, 304(4), 747-754.
- Kennedy DJ, Leibach FH, Ganapathy V, Thwaites DT. Optimal absorptive transport of the dipeptide glycylsarcosine is dependent on functional Na+/H+ exchange activity. Pfluegers Archiv: European Journal of Physiology 2002, 445(1), 139-146.
- Thwaites DT, Kennedy D, Raldua D, Anderson CMH, Mendoza ME, Bladen C, Simmons N. H+/dipeptide absorption across the human intestinal epithelium is controlled indirectly via a functional Na+/H+ exchanger. Gastroenterology 2002, 122(5), 1322-1333.
- Kennedy DJ, Thwaites DT. The selective NHE3 inhibitor S1611 modulates dipeptide transport across human intestinal (Caco-2) cell monolayers. In: Journal of Physiology. 2001, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
- McKeegan KS, Lunn BL, Kennedy DJ, Jones SC. Shared Assessment Drives Institutional Learning. In: Ottawa 2016. 2016, Perth, Western Australia.
- Guilding C, Ball SG, Kennedy DJ, Thanacoody R. Development and Implementation of a Clinical Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Prescribing Strand for Newcastle University’s MBBS Degree Programme Using the British Pharmacological Society’s Core Curriculum for Medical Students. pA2 Online: E Journal of the British Pharmacological Society 2015, 13(3).
- Guilding C, Kennedy D, Price R. Development of a new end-of-year appraisal format for medical students. In: Association for Medical Education (AMEE) international conference. 2014, Milan, Italy: International Association for Medical Education.
- Weber-Schoendorfer C, Oppermann M, Wacker E, Bernard N, Beghin D, Cuppers-Maarschalkerweerd B, Richardson J, Rothuizen LE, Pistelli A, Malm H, Eleftheriou G, Kennedy D, Kadioglu M, Meister R, Schaefer C, Network French Pharmacovigilance. Increased Risk of Birth Defects after Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitor Therapy during Pregnancy? A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study. In: 2nd International Joined OTIS - ENTIS Conference. 2014, Toronto, Canada: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
- Burford B, Alberti H, Kennedy D. Early career intentions of medical students: are we selecting the graduates we need for the 21st century?. Education for Primary Care 2017, (ePub ahead of print).