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Kristin R. Becker

Kristin R. Becker, DO, MS

Languages spoken: English

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  • Kristin R. Becker, DO, MS, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. Prior to attending medical school, she graduated from ATSU Arizona School of Health Sciences with her Master's of Physician Assistant studies, and practiced as a Family Medicine PA in Northern New Mexico. She completed her General Psychiatry residency and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University of Arizona, Department of Psychiatry where she served as chief resident. Dr. Becker is board-certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

    Before joining our faculty, she worked in both outpatient and community based mental health programs in Tucson, Arizona. She is attracted to many aspects of child and adolescent mental health and advocacy and has a special interest in the effects of traumatic/adverse early childhood events on neurodevelopment, attachment, and future behavior. Dr. Becker is a psychiatric hospitalist on the Child and Adolescent inpatient team at the University's Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
  • Kristin R. Becker, DO, MS, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. Prior to attending medical school, she graduated from ATSU Arizona School of Health Sciences with her Master's of Physician Assistant studies, and practiced as a Family Medicine PA in Northern New Mexico. She completed her General Psychiatry residency and fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University of Arizona, Department of Psychiatry where she served as chief resident. Dr. Becker is board-certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

    Before joining our faculty, she worked in both outpatient and community based mental health programs in Tucson, Arizona. She is attracted to many aspects of child and adolescent mental health and advocacy and has a special interest in the effects of traumatic/adverse early childhood events on neurodevelopment, attachment, and future behavior. Dr. Becker is a psychiatric hospitalist on the Child and Adolescent inpatient team at the University's Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Psychiatry -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
    National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Chief Resident Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Banner University Medical Center at South Campus, University of Arizona Chief Resident
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Banner University Medical Center at South Campus, University of Arizona Fellow
    Residency General Psychiatry - Banner University Medical Center at South Campus, University of Arizona Resident
    General Psychiatry - Banner University Medical Center at South Campus, University of Arizona Intern
    Professional Medical Osteopathic Medicine - Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine D.O.
    Physician Assistant Studies - A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Health Sciences/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine M.S.
    Undergraduate Psychology - Iowa State University B.S.
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