Kimberly Miller, PhD

Kimberly Miller, PhD

Kimberly Miller, PhD, is a Psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Center for Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome, and the Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Coping with medical diagnosis/treatment, Behavioral concerns, School avoidance, Depression and other mood disorders
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Internship

Pediatric Psychology - A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE

Fellowship

Pediatric Psychology - Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology and Communication Studies – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MA in Clinical Psychology - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychologist

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Selected publications

2012

Miller, K.S., Vannatta, K., Vasey, M.,Yeager, N., Compas, B.E., & Gerhardt, C.A. (2012). Health literacy variables related to parents’ understanding of their child’s cancer prognosis. Journal of Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 59(5): 914-918.

2011

Dunn MJ, Rodriguez EM, Miller KS, Gerhardt CA, Vannatta K, Saylor M, et al. Direct observation of mother-child communication in pediatric cancer: assessment of verbal and non-verbal behavior and emotion. J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 Jun;36(5):565-75. Epub 2010 Jul 15. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20634206.

Posters and Presentations

2011

Miller, K.S., Thompson, A.L., Vasey, M., Young-Saleme, T., Vannatta, K., Compas, B., & Gerhardt, C.A. (April, 2011). The influence of coping and adjustment on parents’ understanding of their child’s cancer prognosis (Presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX).

Miller, K.S., Thompson, A.L., Vasey, M., Vannatta, K., Compas, B., & Gerhardt, C.A. (April, 2011). Health literacy variables related to parents’ understanding of their child’s cancer prognosis (Presented at the National Conference in Pediatric Psychology, San Antonio, TX).

Miller KS, Olivia M. Alcohol and substance abuse in the pediatric transplant population [oral presentation]. Children’s Hospital Boston Pediatric Transplant Center Meeting; 2011 Jan; Boston, MA.

Miller KS, Thompson AL, Vasey M, Young-Saleme T, Vannatta K, Compas B, et al. The influence of coping and adjustment on parents’ understanding of their child’s cancer prognosis [poster presentation]. National Conference in Pediatric Psychology; 2011 Apr 14-16; San Antonio, TX.

Miller KS, Thompson AL, Vasey M, Vannatta K, Compas B, Gerhardt CA. Health literacy variables related to parents’ understanding of their child’s cancer prognosis [poster presentation]. National Conference in Pediatric Psychology; 2011 Apr 14-16; San Antonio, TX.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2008-2011, Journal of Pediatric Psychology