Kennedy-Stovall Named Director Of DCI Patient Access

Jennifer Kennedy-Stovall

Jennifer Kennedy-Stovall, formerly with the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, has been named director of DCI Patient Access.

“Jennifer brings a wealth of experience from her tenure at MD Anderson,” said Laura Sample, MHA, assistant vice president, clinical programs, Duke Cancer Institute. “We look forward to seeing how Jennifer will apply these successes to continue our ongoing efforts to transform and enhance access for cancer patients across Duke Health.”

Since 2016, Kennedy-Stovall has served as director of Patient Access Support Services at MD Anderson Cancer Center. In her role, she developed and implemented strategic and tactical direction for the institution’s main centralized contact centers, askMDAnderson, referring provider team, welcome center, information desks and the Physician Relations Department.

From 2002 to 2016, Kennedy-Stovall served in multiple capacities at MD Anderson Cancer Center, including serving as director of Public Education and associate director of askMDAnderson.

Kennedy-Stovall received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Education, with a specialization in Cancer Education, in 2000 from the University of Houston in Houston, Texas. She is a member of the Patient Access Collaborative (PAC), the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW).

Kennedy-Stovall started in her new role on Sept. 16.