Ke Ding, PhD

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Ke Ding, PhD, is a psychologist with the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Intern, Pediatric Psychology Track - Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH


Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow, Endocrinology and Adherence - Nemours Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
MS in Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles


Departments and Services




Janicke, D. M., Mitchell, T. B., Pinto, S., Wolock, E. R., Ding, K., Moorman, E. L., ... & Lim, C. S. (2022). Latent profiles of the feeding practices of caregivers of rural children with overweight and obesity and associations with child eating behaviors. Appetite, 105911.


Janicke, D. M., Mitchell, T. B., Basch, M. C., Ding, K., Jones, L. C., Pinto, S., ... & Wolock, E. R. (2021). Meta-analysis of lifestyle modification interventions addressing overweight and obesity in preschool-age children. Health Psychology, 40(9), 631.

Ding, K., Reynolds, C.M., Driscoll, K.A., Janicke, D.M. (2021). The Relationship Between Executive Functioning, Type 1 Diabetes Self-Management Behaviors, and Glycemic Control in Adolescents and Young Adults. Current Diabetes Reports 21, 10.


Mitchell, T. B., Janicke, D. M., Ding, K., Moorman, E. L., Basch, M. C., Lim, C. S., & Mathews, A. E. (2020). Latent Profiles of Health Behaviors in Rural Children with Overweight and Obesity. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 45(10), 1166-1176.

Sweenie, R., Basch, M., Ding, K., Pinto, S., Chardon, M. L., Janicke, D. M., Acharya, R., & Fedele, D. A. (2020). Subjective Social Status in Adolescents with Asthma: Psychosocial and physical health outcomes. Health Psychology, 39(3), 172–178.


Westen, S. C., Mitchell, T. B., Mayer-Brown, S., Resmini Rawlinson, A., Ding, K., & Janicke, D. M. (2019). Mother and Father Controlling Feeding Behaviors and Associations With Observed Mealtime Family Functioning. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 44(10), 1174-1183.


Ratkalkar, M., Ding, K. Clark, M.H., Morrison, M., Thames, J., Elmished, L., Garvin, B., Boyer, J., & Daly, B.P. (2017). Partnering with Teachers in the Delivery of a Classroom-based Universal Social-emotional Intervention Program in Urban Elementary Schools. Report on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth, 17(2), 39-46.



Warnick, J.L., Pinto, S., Ding, K., & Janicke, D.M. (2020) Childhood Obesity. In A. Modi & K. Driscoll (Eds.) Adherence and Self-Management in Pediatric Populations (pp. 85-100). Academic Press.

Posters and Presentations


Ding, K., Jones, L.C., Wolock, E.R., Driscoll, K.A., Janicke, D.M. (2022, April). Impact of Diabetic Ketoacidosis on Cognitive Skills in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. Poster presented at the 2022 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Wolock, E.R., Ding, K., Pinto, S., & Janicke, D.M. (2022, April). Evaluating the Relationship between Subjective Social Status and Adolescent Weight. Poster presented at the 2022 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ.

Invited Lectures


Ding, K. (October, 2022). Creating a Positive Telehealth Encounter. Extern Cohort, Division of Behavioral Health, Nemours Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, DE.

Ding, K. (April, 2022). Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes. Medical School Class, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Awards and Honors

2020, APA Annual Convention Virtual Poster Award
2020, UF Jenny Sivinski Memorial Award for Excellence in Community Service
2019, 2020, UF Center for Pediatric Psychology & Family Studies Travel Award
2018, UF International Student Achievement Award
2015-2017, Drexel Dean’s Fellowship
2010-2014, UC San Diego Provost Honors

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Psychological Association
 - Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12
 - Society for Health Psychology, Division 38
 - Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54