Kimberly Canter Ph.D.

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Kimberly Canter, Ph.D., received her doctorate in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2015. She completed her residency and postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. In August 2017, Dr. Canter transitioned to her current position as a psychologist and research scientist at the Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children. Dr. Canter began her work in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) in graduate school and she continues to work primarily with children with CF and their families. In addition to her clinical work in CF, Dr. Canter conducts research focused on developing and implementing evidence-based psychosocial interventions to decrease traumatic medical stress and enhance coping skills for children with chronic illnesses and their families. She is principal investigator on a grant to develop an eHealth intervention for children with cancer and their families, and participates in funded quality improvement work through the CF Foundation. Dr. Canter is an author/co-author of more than 15 peer-reviewed scientific articles and serves as a reviewer for a number of journals in her field.