Katrina Cordts, PhD


Assistant Professor

For Patient Appointments Call 402.552.6007

Clinic Practice Location:
Poynter Hall 42nd and Dewey, 3rd floor

Academic Office:
985578 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-5578
(402) 552-6002

PhD, Clinical Child Psychology, University of Kansas, 2018
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Pediatric Pain, Oregon Health & Science University, 2019
Predoctoral Clinical Internship, Special Health Needs, Oregon Health & Science University, 2018
MA, Clinical Child Psychology, University of Kansas, 2015
BA, German and Psychology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2010

Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center
The Nebraska Medical Center

Biographical Sketch:
Clinically, Dr. Cordts is trained as a pediatric psychologist and specializes in behavioral health care of kids, working with children with and without special health care needs. She is particularly interested in working with parents of young children to promote healthy behaviors and prevent disruptive behavior in early childhood. Dr. Cordts emphasizes evidence-based, goal-oriented approaches designed to address presenting problems.

Dr. Cordts’ research focuses on the intersection of key health behaviors and children’s outcomes with a specific emphasis on sleep and chronic pain. She has presented at national and international conferences and has been the recipient of several research grants. Dr. Cordts has published more than 15 peer-reviewed publications spanning childhood obesity, physical activity promotion, emotion reactivity, intergenerational transmission of chronic pain, and pediatric sleep behaviors.