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Kenya Malcolm, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 279-7800

Fax: (585) 256-1901

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Dr. Malcolm specializes in evaluation, treatment and consultation with children (including preschoolers), adolescents, and their families. She integrates a cognitive-behavioral orientation with aspects of systems and developmental theories. Her particular areas of interest include: anxiety, trauma, parenting, and depression. She sees patients for ongoing therapy through Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services at URMC. She is also one of the clinical supervisors for the behavioral health service at UR Pediatric Practice and oversees training for psychology interns/ fellows in Peds.


To date, Dr. Malcolm has worked with four large scale research projects involved with collecting and analyzing data from elementary and middle school- aged students. This work has involved all aspects of the research process including grant writing, building community partnerships, program development, and publication/ dissemination. She has also supervised teams of undergraduate students, mentors, and mental health professionals. Particular research interests include school- based program development and intervention. Detailed information regarding responsibilities and duties as well as a list of professional poster presentations is available upon request.



BA | Univ Texas-Arlington

MS | Univ Texas-Arlington

PhD | University of Arkansas
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/01/2009 - 07/31/2010
Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at University of Rochester Medical Center - GME Office

08/01/2008 - 07/31/2009
Internship in Psychology at University of Missouri-St. Louis


Journal Articles

Knack, J.M., Jacquot, C., Jensen-Campbell, L.A., & Malcolm, K.T. "The importance of having Agreeable friends in childhood (especially when you are not)." Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 2012; (in press).

Elledge, L. C., Cavell, T. A., Ogle, N. T., Malcolm, K. T., Newgent, R. A., & Faith, M. A. "History of peer victimization and children's response to school-bullying." School Psychology Quarterly 25, 129-141. 2010; .

Cavell TA, Elledge LC, Malcolm KT, Faith MA, Hughes JN. "Relationship quality and the mentoring of aggressive, high-risk children." Journal of clinical child and adolescent psychology : the official journal for the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, American Psychological Association, Division 53.. 2009 Mar 0; 38(2):185-98.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Selective identification for children potentially at-risk for peer victimization: A new model for identification utilizing receiver operating characteristics (ROC) analysis.
Book Title: Protecting Children from Violence: Evidence-Based Interventions
Author List: Newgent, R.A., Seay, A.D., Malcolm, K.T., Keller, E.A., & Cavell, T.A.
Edited By: J.M. Lampinen & K. Sexton-Radek
Published By: Routledge 2010

Chapter Title: The anger and aggression relation. In T. A. Cavell & K.T. Malcolm (Eds.), Anger, Aggression, and Interventions for Interpersonal Violence. Erlbaum.
Book Title: Anger, Aggression, and Interventions for Interpersonal Violence.
Author List: Cavell, T.A., & Malcolm, K.T.
Edited By: Cavell, T.A., & Malcolm, K.T.
Published By: Erlbaum 2007

Book Title: Anger, Aggression, and Interventions for Interpersonal Violence
Author List: Cavell, T.A., & Malcolm, K.T. (Eds.)
Published By: Erlbaum 2007