Department of Psychology

Dr. Kendra Campbell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Kendra Campbell

Spring 2019 Office Hours

Phone/Video ONLY
Wednesdays 9-10am & by appointment

Office:  704B Gruening Building
Phone:  907-474-1588

.~ If unable to reach Dr. Campbell, please call the Department of Psychology direct. We are always happy to assist!

Dept Contact Information:

Phone:  (907) 474-7007



Education & Training:

-Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Care Psychology, San Francisco VA Medical Center

-Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Seattle Pacific University

-B.A. in Psychology, University of Southern California


Research Interests:

Dr. Campbell's research focuses on family relational health and integrated healthcare. She is currently conducting research on biomarkers related to prenatal preventive health funded by a pilot grant through the Center for Alaska Native Health Research ( She also conducts research on the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of integrated primary care-behavioral health services at local medical facilities. To learn more about her Family and Preventive Health Research Lab, go to:



Selected Publications & Presentations:
Campbell, K., Shah, D.*, Leonard, H.*, & Kroener, J.* (2016, March). Influences of health locus of control and patient-provider relationship on prenatal stress. Poster presentation at annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Laweryson, A.*, Yatsushiro, K.*, Gomez, O.*, Hampton, A.*, Shah, D.*, & Campbell, K. (2016, May). Relationship between food insecurity and mental health in pregnant women and their infants. Poster presentation at the 6th International Conference on Community Psychology, Durban, South Africa.

Vasquez, A.R.*, McKnight, L.*, Gomez, O.*, & Campbell, K. (2016, August). Integrated Primary Care-Behavioral Health Program Implementation in Interior Alaska. Poster presentation at annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Kroener, J.*, Shah, D.*, Yatsushiro, K.*, & Campbell, K. (2016, August). Prenatal stress and postnatal health outcomes in the Alaskan community: A preventive approach. Poster presentation at annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Vasquez, A.R.*, Leonard, H.*, Shah, D.*, McKnight, L.*, Vance, D.**, Campbell, K., Skewes, M.C. (2015, October). Assessing Alaskan Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Attitudes toward Adopting Evidence-Based Practices and Barriers Encountered in the Provision of Treatment. Poster presented at the 2015 meeting of the Rural Behavioral Health Conference, in Minneapolis, MN.

Campbell, K., McKnight, L.*, Vasquez., A.R.*, Shah, D.*, & Leonard, H.* (2015, April). Assessing the behavioral health needs of primary care clinics in interior Alaska. Poster presented at annual convention for the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX.

Dulin, P., Gonzalez, V., & Campbell, K.   (2013). Results of a pilot test of a self-administered Smartphone-based treatment system for alcohol use disorders: Usability and early outcomes. Substance Abusedoi:10.1080/08897077. 2013.821437

Campbell, K. , Baughn, D., Shunk, R., & Romano, E. (2013). Advancing Integrated Primary Care Education in the VA Medical System. Symposium presentation at the annual convention of the Collaborative Family Health Association, Denver, CO.

Campbell, K. & Thoburn, J.W. (2011). Mindful parenting: The relationships among trait mindfulness, parenting s tress, and parental responsiveness.  Poster presentation at the APA annual convention, Washington, DC.

* = UAF Graduate Student
** = UAF Undergraduate Student
Professional Organization Memberships:

-Society for Behavioral Medicine

-Collaborative Family Healthcare Association

-Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

-American Psychological Association:

  • Division 12: Society of Clinical Psychology
  • Division 18: Society for Psychologists in Public Service
  • Division 38: Health Psychology
  • Division 43: Society for Family Psychology

For more information on the UAF-UAA Joint Ph.D. Program, please visit the link below:

  UAA-UAF Joint Ph.D. Program Link

~ Dr. Campbell, is always happy to answer any inquiries regarding the UAF Joint Ph.D. Program.