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Margaret Kenna | Medical Services


Programs & Services


  • English

Margaret Kenna | Education

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine

1979, Boston, MA


University Hospital of Arkansas

1980, Little Rock, AR


University Hospital of Arkansas

1983, Little Rock, AR


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

1984, Pittsburgh, PA

Graduate School


Harvard School of Public Health

2005, Boston, MA

Margaret Kenna | Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology (General)

Margaret Kenna | Professional History

Margaret A. Kenna, MD, MPH, is a graduate of the Univ. of Pennsylvania (1974) and Boston University School of Medicine (1979). She completed her residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1983) and fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Before coming to Boston, she was on the faculty at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Yale University School of Medicine. 

 Dr. Kenna has been on the Otolaryngology faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital since 1995. She co-founded the Children’s Hospital Boston Cochlear Implant Program, and was its Director from 1995-2003. Since 2003, she has been the Director of Clinical Research in the Dept. of Otolaryngology, Boston Children’s Hospital, and is Director of the Hearing Loss Program.  She completed a Master’s in Public Health degree (MPH) in the area of Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2005.


Dr. Kenna serves as an expert for the Department of Otolaryngology for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit

Margaret Kenna | Publications