Jennifer Burt, PhD

PsychologyJennifer Burt, PhD
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-6408

Professional Summary

Burt is a licensed psychologist and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation, and assistant professor in Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She received her PhD in school psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her internship and post-doctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Burt conducts her clinic in an integrated behavioral health clinic at Children’s Physicians Dundee. Her current research interests include examining use of acceptance and commitment therapy in primary care, behavioral health screening in pediatric settings, violence prevention and trauma, and various topics in the area of behavioral health in primary care settings.  Dr. Burt also has an active interest in promoting parental knowledge of developmental milestones and positive parenting practices. She has received funding through the CDC’s Learn the Signs Act Early campaign (LTSAE) to assist with the development of resources for the campaign and served as the LTSAE Nebraska Act Early Ambassador. Dr. Burt is currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and is working in collaboration with a team at UNMC and community partners on violence prevention in Omaha. She also directs the post-doctoral training program at MMI and supervises postdoctoral fellows and APA interns.


PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2008
MEd,  University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2001
B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 1999

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln School Psychology Student of the Year 2006