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Kristen Kenan

Kristen Kenan, MD, MPH


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Dr. Kristen Kenan practices in the Department of Pediatrics at UI Health, both at the Child & Youth Center. Dr. Kenan provides general pediatric care to children of all ages, from birth through adolescence, and she has experience in asthma management, mental/behavioral health, autism, developmental delay, and obesity. Dr. Kenan's research interests include the effects of childhood trauma exposure through the H3: Healthy Minds, Healthy Children, Healthy Chicago Project, an integrated pediatric primary care/mental health model at Mile Square-Englewood. A Chicago native, Dr. Kenan has committed her career to serving the underserved areas of the city in a way that not only lets her patients truly feel cared for but also empowers them to care for themselves.   

Language : English

Specialties & Services

  • Pediatric Primary Care / General Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Community Pediatrics
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Pediatric Behavioral Health
  • Adverse Youth Experiences
  • Youth Violence


Outpatient Care Center, Suite 2E

1801 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Internship: University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital
  • Medical School: Rutgers Medical School
  • Postgraduate Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Residency: University of Chicago Comer Children's Hospital