Albert B. Poje, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Division of Psychology
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Albert Buddy Poje, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the KUMC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a licensed psychologist in the state of Kansas.  

Dr. Poje obtained his Baccalaureate degree in Psychology (with departmental honors) from the University of Missouri at Kansas City (1996-2000) followed by his Master of Arts in General Psychology (2000-2002) and Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology (2002-2007). He attended an Internship (2006-2007) and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the KUMC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2007-2008).

Dr. Poje is a proud member of Psi Chi (inducted in 2000) who is committed to the promotion of psychological science. He has been engaged in research activities in the areas of psychophysiology and clinical health psychology throughout his professional training and since joining the faculty in 2008. Currently, he is involved in several research projects relating psychophysiological processes to psychiatric disorders with colleagues in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and abroad. He research work has appeared in several journals concerned with experimental psychology and medicine, and he has served as an ad-hoc reviewer for periodical journals in these areas since 2007. 

Currently, Dr. Poje serves as Director of Inpatient Psychological Services for the Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Service. His practice centers on psychotherapy and psychological assessment with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders within the context of adult psychiatry and consultation-liaison/health psychology.

He enjoys teaching applications of psychological science in the practice of health care. He regularly supervises psychology practicum students, clinical psychology interns, medical students and psychiatry residents in the areas of abnormal psychology, clinical psychology, psychometrics, neuroscience, research methods, and professional practice. Dr. Poje received the Executive Dean's Achievement Award for Mentoring Residents in 2012 as a result of his commitment to teaching scholars and clinicians at KUMC. Dr. Poje also serves a lecturer and supervisor for the Department's Residency and Clinical Psychology Internship programs.  

He also serves KUMC as a member of the Human Subjects Committee and KUMC Faculty Council, and has served as an invited speaker for the Cray Diabetes Self-Management Center, Kansas City Regional Association of Diabetes Educators, KUMC Continuing Education, Topeka VA, Paul Laybourne Symposium on Child Psychiatry, and the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association.

Last modified: Jul 29, 2015



Albert B. Poje, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Psychology

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