Kathryn Peterson, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Kathryn Peterson PhDPediatric Feeding Disorders
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-3560

Professional Summary

Kathryn Peterson is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute. She received a Bachelor’s of Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Master’s in Behavior Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2013. Dr. Peterson completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Munroe-Meyer Institute with Dr. Cathleen Piazza as her mentor. Currently, she specializes in the assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders. Dr. Peterson served as the Editorial Assistant of Behavioral Interventions from 2008 to 2010 and was the President of the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis from March 2014 to March 2015.  Dr. Peterson is a board certified behavior analyst and has served as a guest reviewer for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.


Ph.D., University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2013
M.A., The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg, PA, 2008
B.S., University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 2006
Board Certified Behavior Analyst, August 2009 to present

Courses Taught

Instructor, Learning, Spring 2012
Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis

Research Interests and Projects

Publications from PubMed

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