Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kayla Waters

Kayla Waters

Dr. Kayla Waters is an Associate Professor.  She earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Iowa.  She interned at Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Kennedy Krieger Institute working with children and adolescents with behavior problems, neurological disorders, and chronic illness.  Her post-doctoral training was through the A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Newark, Delaware working on a medical rehabilitation unit for children with brain injuries.  She has also worked in public school settings addressing behavioral and learning problems, and overseeing a Response to Intervention program designed to address learning and behavior problems before they develop into significant disabilities.   Her professional interests include youth issues, chronic illness and disabilities, parent training, academic interventions for students with learning difficulties, functional behavioral assessment, and neuropsychological disorders in children and adolescents. Please feel free to contact her by e-mail at kayla.waters@washburn.edu or by phone at (785) 670-2107.