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Jennifer Kilkus, PhD, ABPP

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Jennifer Kilkus, PhD, ABPP

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Dr. Kilkus is an Assistant Clinical Professor and voluntary faculty within the Department of Psychiatry. As a board certified clinical health psychologist, Dr. Kilkus is particularly interested in the relationships between behavioral, emotional, cognitive, social, and biological factors in the prevention and treatment of health and disease. Her primary focus is in oncology.

Dr. Kilkus has a special interest in training and provides mentoring and supervision to interns in the Behavioral Medicine service through Yale’s APA-accredited clinical psychology internship program.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    WellStar Health System (2015)
  • PhD
    University of Kentucky, Clinical Psychology (2014)
  • Predoctoral Internship
    University of Kentucky (2014)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Early Career Achievement AwardAmerican Psychological Association2019
WellStar Quality AwardWellStar Health System2018

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