Kevin J Kavanaugh, MD
Assistant Dean, Career Development
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Kevin Kavanaugh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is employed by Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Loyola University-Chicago with a BS in Biology (Magna Cum Laude) in 1983. He earned his MD from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine from Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in 1990. He then completed a Fellowship in Internal Medicine also from Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies in 1991.
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
Education and Training
- Chief Resident 1991, Internal Medicine, Michigan State University
- Residency 1990, Internal Medicine, Michigan State University
- MD 1987, Wayne State University
- BS 1983, Biology, Loyola University-Chicago
- Internal Medicine
Vaillant J.J., Mersfelder T.L., Maynard R.S., Kavanaugh K. Procalcitonin-Guided Antibiotic Discontinuation: An Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative to Assist Providers Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2020;27:111-114.
Mersfelder T.L., Jacob C., Lam J., Kavanaugh K.J., Molnar C.M. Evaluation of a pharmacist-driven protocol to reduce inappropriate use of acid-suppressive medications in the Non-ICU Setting P and T. 2019;44:471-473.
Jones R., Evans W., Mersfelder T., Kavanaugh K. Rare red rashes: A case report of levetiracetam-induced cutaneous reaction and review of the literature American Journal of Therapeutics. 2016;23(3):e944-e946. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000105.
Ferenchick G., Solomon D., Mohmand A., Towfiq B., Kavanaugh K., Warbasse L., Addison J., Chames F. Are students ready for meaningful use? Medical education online. 2013;18(1):22495. doi: 10.3402/meo.v18i0.22495.
Ferenchick G.S., Solomon D., Foreback J., Towfiq B., Kavanaugh K., Warbasse L., Addison J., Chames F., Dandan A., Mohmand A. Mobile Technology for the Facilitation of Direct Observation and Assessment of Student Performance Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 2013;25(4):292-299. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2013.827972.
Ferenchick G.S., Foreback J., Towfiq B., Kavanaugh K., Solomon D., Mohmand A. The implementation of a mobile problem-specific electronic CEX for assessing directly observed student-patient encounters. Medical education online. 2010;15 doi: 10.3402/meo.v15i0.4276.
Solomon D., Ferenchick G., Laird-Fick H., Kavanaugh K. A randomized trial comparing digital and live lecture formats ISRCTN40455708 BMC Medical Education. 2004;4 doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-4-27.