Kelli Nicole Triplett, PhD $$

Pediatric Psychologist

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

University of Miami / Jackson Health System (2013), Pediatric Psychology
St Louis Childrens Hospital (2015), Pediatric Psychology
Graduate School
University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2013)


Coping with and Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
Treatment Adherence Concerns
Family Adjustment

  • Research Interests

    • Treatment Adherence
    • Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth
    • Family Functioning following Pediatric Transplant 
  • Publications

    • Triplett, K. N., El-Behadli, A., Masood, S., Sullivan, S., & Desai, D.M.  (2019). Digital medicine program with pediatric transplant patients: Perceived benefits and challenges. Pediatric Transplantation. Advance online publication.
    • Triplett, K.N., Mayersohn, G.S., Pelley, W., & Desai, D.M. (2019). Adolescents with suspected intentional overdose: Ethical considerations in determining liver transplant candidacy. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 2(2), 170-178.
    • Killian, M., Shuman, D., Mayersohn, G.S., & Triplett, K.N. (2018). Psychosocial predictors of medication non-adherence in pediatric organ transplantation: A systematic review. Pediatric Transplantation, 22(4).
    • Mayersohn, G.S. & Triplett, K.N. (2018). Bereaved children and adolescents: Growing with grief. In K.J. Doka & A.S. Tucci (Eds.), Transforming Loss: Finding the Potential for Growth (31-48). Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America.
    • Triplett, K.N., Tedeschi, R.G., Cann, A., Calhoun, L.G. & Reeve, C. (2011). Posttraumatic growth, meaning in life, and life satisfaction in response to life stressors. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy, 13, 521-527. doi: 10.1023/A:1007745627077.
  • Professional Activities

    • Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
    • International Pediatric Transplant Association
    • Society of Pediatric Psychology
    • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology