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 (2006), a Master’s in Behavior Analysis from The Pennsylvania State University (2008), and a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from the University of Nebraska Medical Center  (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 has served on the board of editors for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and was the recipient of the 2017 Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior’s Contribution of the Year award.  Dr. Peterson has fulfilled numerous roles on the board for the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis, including President from 2014-2015.


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
Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2014

Courses Taught

Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis

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Selected Publications (within the last 5 years)

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