Kelli Nicole Triplett, PhD $$

Pediatric Psychologist - Transplant

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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)
Board Certification
American Board of Professional Psychology


  • Coping with and Adjustment to Medical Diagnosis
  • Treatment Adherence Concerns
  • Family Adjustment
  • Research Interests

    • Medical Trauma
    • Pediatric Psychology
    • Posttraumatic Growth
    • Solid Organ Transplant
    • Treatment Adherence
  • 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 

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