Stephen Kennedy

Health | Liberia

2016 New Voices Fellow


With 27 years of experience as a medical doctor, Dr. Stephen Kennedy is the co-principal investigator (Co-PI) of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Vaccine Trial as well as a coordinator for EVD research programs. He has been intimately involved in Liberia’s Ebola response, and in the effort to develop and deliver a vaccine. He is also the First Secretary General of Liberia College of Physicians & Surgeons (LCPS). Prior to the Ebola epidemic, Dr. Kennedy established the First Infections Disease Research Center at the University of Liberia.