Laura Elizabeth Kuper, PhD $$

Pediatric Psychologist

Languages Spoken:
English,

Locations

Request an Appointment

Refer a Patient

Education and Training

Internship
University of Rochester Medical Center (2015)
Fellowship
Children's Medical Center Dallas (2016), Child Psychology
Graduate School
University of Illinois at Chicago (2011)

Conditions

Differences in Sex Development

  • Research Interests

    • Developmental Trajectories of Gender Identity/Expression
    • Mental Health Risk and Resiliency Factors within the Gender Diverse Population
    • Gender Affirming Child and Adolescent Focused Multidisciplinary Healthcare models
  • Publications

    • Kuper, L.E., Lindley, L., & Lopez, L. (in press). Exploring the gender development histories of children and adolescents presenting for gender affirming medical care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology.
    • Kuper, L.E., Mathews, S., & Lau, M. (in press). Baseline mental health and psychosocial functioning of transgender adolescents seeking gender affirming hormone therapy. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000697.
    • Kuper, L.E., Adams, N., & Mustanski, B. (2018). Exploring cross-sectional predictors of suicide ideation, attempt, and risk in a large online sample of transgender and gender nonconforming youth and young adults. LGBT Health, 5 (7), 391-400. doi: 10.1089/lgbt.2017.0259.
    • Kuper, L.E., Wright, L, & Mustanski, B. (2018). Gender identity development among transgender and gender nonconforming emerging adults: An intersectional approach. International Journal of Transgenderism, 19 (4), 436-455. doi: 10.1080/15532739.2018.1443869.
  • Professional Activities

    • Member, Non-Binary Chapter Workgroup, Standards of Care Version 8, World Professional Association for Transgender Health