Associated Faculty

Clinical Associate Professor, Behavioral Pediatrics (psychological & biological bases of coping and pediatrics)

Dr. Barnard is an instructor of graduate courses in health psychology and a supervisor on the pediatric rotation for health psychology practicum.

Christie Befort
(KUMC) Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, Co-Leader of Cancer Control and Population Health at the University of Kansas Cancer Center
913-588-3338

Dr. Befort is a research advisor and supervisor for health psychology students conducting clinical research and also offers GRA positions at KUMC in the area of obesity and oncology.

Ann McGrath Davis
(KUMC) Professor of Pediatrics, Director of Healthy Hawks, Director of Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition

Dr. Davis is a research advisor for students conducting clinical and translational research and also offers GRA positions every year at the Center for Children’s Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition (www.chlnkc.org) in the area of pediatric obesity, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles behaviors.

(KUMC) Clinical Assistant Professor
913-588-6463

Dr. Dwyer is a supervisor for the cancer center rotation for health psychology students and also does some clinical research consultation and supervision. 

 

(KUMC) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
913-588-0130

Dr. Hamilton is a clinical supervisor for the cancer center rotation for health psychology students. She also conducts clinical research with opportunities for collaboration and supervision.

Monica Kurylo
(KUMC) Associate Professor for Departments of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, Director of Neurorehabilitation Psychology
913-588-6463

Dr. Kurylo is an instructor of one of the required graduate courses in health psychology and a supervisor for the neurorehabilitation psychology rotation for the health psychology practicum.

Bruce Liese
Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Courtesy Professor of Clinical Psychology
785-864-4263
Fraser Hall, Room 453

Dr. Liese is an instructor of graduate courses in clinical psychology and a clinical supervisor for the KU Psychological Clinic Practicum.

 

Assistant Professor, Associate Director of fMRI, Hogland Brain Imaging Center

Dr. Martin is a clinical research advisor and supervisor for clinical and healthy psychology students.  Dr. Martin specializes in MRI research applications and the examination of neural mechanisms associated with health behaviors.

(KUMC) Director of KU Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth,, Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Nelson is a research advisor and supervisor for health psychology students conducting clinical research and also offers GRA positions at KUMC in the area of Telemedicine.  Dr. Nelson also teaches graduate courses in health psychology and supervises the telemedicine practicum at KUMC.

Michael Rapoff
(KUMC) Ralph Smith Professor of Pediatrics and Division Chief, Behavioral Pediatrics (pediatric psychology, adherence to pediatric medical regimens, pediatric pain assessment and management)

Dr. Rapoff is the co-director of the Major Area of Study in Health Psychology and the Team Leader for the required health psychology practicum at KUMC. Dr. Rapoff is a research advisor and supervisor for health psychology students conducting clinical research in pediatrics. He is developing an online course, “Chronic Pain Across the Lifespan”, for the Clinical Health Psychology Program.

Lecturer, KU Clinical Psychology Program

Dr. Schnacke is a clinical supervisor for the KU Psychological Clinic Practicum

Dr. Schnacke specializes in helping graduate students understand how the therapeutic relationship is essential in helping people heal from psychological problems.  Her private practice work allows for her to use real-life and current examples to help graduate students develop their psychotherapeutic skills.


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