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Kimberly A. Wallace Young, Ph.D.

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

kvandegeest-wallace@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Kimberly Wallace-Young, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She also has a faculty appointment in the department of obstetrics and gynecology.

Wallace-Young specializes in reproductive mental health concerns, including infertility, pregnancy loss, and reproductive trauma. She also is a sex therapist with a clinical interest in concerns such as pain with intercourse, trauma, sexual anxiety, low libido, loss of erections, gender identity and LGBTQIA.

After graduating with honors with a bachelor's degree in psychology with an emphasis in child development from the University of Iowa, Wallace-Young earned a Ph.D. in counseling psychology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wyoming.

Education and Training
  • BA, Univ. of Iowa
  • PhD, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City