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Kelli L. Netson, PhD, LP, ABPP-CN

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Associate Professor, Wichita - Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Clinical Director, Psychology Clinic Director, SOM-Wichita

Professional Background

Kelli Netson-Amore, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist, certified with the American Boards of Professional Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. Dr. Netson specializes in pediatric neuropsychology and has interests in cognitive and functional outcomes after cancer and other chronic illnesses and ecological validity of neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Netson serves as the Training Director for a program that trains predoctoral psychology interns and postdoctoral fellows in clinical neuropsychology, and she is the Clinical Director of the KUSM-W Neuropsychology Clinic. Dr. Netson consults with a number of community agencies on childhood mental health needs and provides formal mentorship to other professionals through the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.

Education and Training
  • BA, Psychology, Washburn Univ. of Topeka
  • MA, Medical Psychology, Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham
  • PhD, Medical Psychology, Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Other, Neuropsychology, West Virginia University School of Medicine
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Neuropsychology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Licensed Psychologist, Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
Professional Affiliations
  • COVID Crisis Force, COVID Crisis Force, Member, 2020 - Present
  • Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids, Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids, Member, 2020 - Present
  • KCWK Mental Health Task Force, KCWK Mental Health Task Force, Chair, 2020 - Present
  • International Neuropsychological Society, Program Committed for 43rd Annual Meeting, Program Committee, 2015 - 2015
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Mentor, Neuropsychology Board Candidates, 2014 - Present
  • American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Social Media Committee, Member, 2014 - Present



Dr. Netson conducts clinical research and supervises students in their research endeavors. Recent collaborations have examined cognitive profiles of children prenatally exposed to alcohol and drugs of abuse, and children who have experienced various forms of maltreatment. Dr. Netson has also collaborated with colleagues nationwide to explore post-treatment cognitive needs in survivors of pediatric cancers.

  • Foster, Rebecca, Zheng, Daniel., J, Netson-Amore, Kelli., L, Kadan-Lottick, Nina., S. 2021. Cognitive Impairment in Survivors of Pediatric Extracranial Solid Tumors and Lymphomas. Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids Mental Health Task Force. 2020. Youth Mental Health & COVID-19: Recommendations & Resources for Coping
  • Kansas COVID Workgroup for Kids. 2020. Recommendations for School Re-Opening
  • Hunter, B., P, Schroeder, R., W, Netson, K., L. 2018. Bipolar disorder