Keith D. Allen, PhD, BCBA-D

Keith D. Allen, PhD, BCBA-DKeith D. Allen, PhD, BCBA-D

Director of Academic Affairs, Munroe-Meyer Institute
Department Director,
MMI Psychology
402-559-6408 | Email

Munroe-Meyer Institute, UNMC
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450


Professional Summary

Keith D. Allen, PhD, BCBA-D, is Director and Professor of Psychology and is also the Director of Academic Affairs at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation and at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received a master's degree in applied behavior analysis from Western Michigan University, completed his PhD in child clinical psychology from West Virginia University and did his residency at University of Mississippi Medical Center. His research and clinical interests include behavioral parent training, pain and stress-related disorders in children, and management of every day common childhood behavioral issues in school, home and primary care settings. He is Co-Director of the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology, one of the largest internship consortiums in the country. He has published over 100 scientific papers and chapters on interventions with children with behavioral health concerns and he has published a book on the science and practice of parent training, published by APA. He has been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health and the US Department of Education and has been recognized as both a Distinguished Researcher and as an Outstanding Teacher of the Year at UNMC.



Research Interests and Projects

Interests include behavioral pediatrics, stress related disorders, pain management, parent training, developmental disabilities, and applied behavior analysis.

Publications from PubMed

Selected Publications (within the last 5 years)

Professional Affiliations