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Kathy Kenwright, EdD, MLS(ASCP)SI, MB

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Kathy Kenwright, EdD, MLS(ASCP)SI, MB
Medical Laboratory Science Program Director
Associate Professor 

Faculty Profile

Dr. Kathy Kenwright is an associate professor and Program Director for Medical Laboratory Science. She received her doctorate degree in Higher and Adult Education from the University of Memphis. Kathy was a member of the Review Committee for Accredited Programs for the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) from 2007 – 2011 and continues to perform accreditation site visits for NAACLS. She served on the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board from 2011 to 2018. Kathy is an active member of The Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International where she serves as chair of the Memphis Coordinating Council.  As a member of the Beta Gamma Chapter of DKG, she participates in community service projects which include Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  Before entering academia, Dr. Kenwright worked in clinical and research labs at St. Francis Hospital, UTHSC, and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis.
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • EdD, University of Memphis, 2016
  • MS, University of Memphis, 1997
  • BS, Memphis State University, 1980
May 26, 2022