Wilton C. Kennedy, III, D.H.Sc.

Director of Clinical Education
Associate Professor
(540) 985-8256
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Wilton Kennedy attended the Emory University Physician Assistant Program in Atlanta Georgia. He received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State University. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in health sciences from Nova Southeastern University. Before joining the faculty at JCHS, he practiced primary care at a migrant and community health center in Hendersonville, N.C. The majority of his patients were migrant and seasonal farmworkers. As a National Health Corp Scholarship recipient, Mr. Kennedy has a strong interest in community health, international health, chronic disease management, and the underserved. He is a frequent lecturer at national and international conferences on thee topics He served on the board of directors of the Migrant Clinicians Network from 1998-2004 and as chairman from 2002-2004. In addition he serves on the international affairs committee of the Association of Physician Assistant Programs. He currently works clinically in pediatrics.

Education: 
B.A., Appalachian State University
M.M.Sc., Emory University
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University