Learn About the Admissions Process

Learn how to apply for admission to the UofM.

Schedule a Visit

Tours offered weekdays at 9:30 am & 1:30 pm.

True Blue Tiger

We want YOU to be a Tiger.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply for assistance and academic scholarships.

Undergraduate Applications

Fall Deadline: Dec 31

Get an early start on your application.

Graduate Applications

Fall Deadline: Dec 31

Step Up: Start a Masters or PhD today.

Law Applications

Fall Deadline: Dec 31

Experience Memphis Law.

International Applications

Fall Deadline: Dec 31

Receive a world-class education.

"To work with a non-profit organization that will allow me to utilize my servant leadership skills and caring ability to further enhance the socioeconomic needs of both domestic and foreign citizens."

READ MORE
Photo of Jade L. Anderson

Registration

Register for classes or edit your schedule.

Student Services

Experience college life beyond the classroom.

Student Organizations

Get engaged. Get involved. Experience more.

Majors and Minors

Find your calling with over 50 degree programs.

Course Schedule

View class offerings for the current and upcoming terms.

Academic Calendars

Mark your calendar for start days, breaks and final exams.

Academic Support Services

Improve your academic success.

Lambuth Campus

Advancing the University's mission in West Tennessee.

"Most proud of my accomplishment of graduating with a degree in accounting in three years with Summa Cum Laude and Honors."

READ MORE
Photo of Rachel Prince

eNews and Signup

Stay up-to-date with the UofM.

Parent and Family Events

Join us for events held just for you!

FAQs

Have a question? We have answers!

Connect With Us

We are here to help you help your student.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

We can help your student attend the UofM.

Student Services

Resources to help your student succeed.

Campus Card

Add money to your student's card for books and food.

Give to UofM

Your gift to the Parent Fund makes the UofM a better place.

"Continue to positively impact American education so every student recieves optimal teaching and learning, every day."

READ MORE
Photo of Laura Jane Link

Join Now

Be True Blue and join the Alumni Association.

Update Your Information

Receive University updates and the Memphis magazine.

Clubs and Chapters

Get involved and stay connected to the UofM.

Make a Gift

Your contribution can make a difference.

Lambuth Chapter

Lambuth Graduates: Reconnect with fellow alumni.

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events.

Photo Gallery

View annual collections of the Alumni Association Photo Gallery.

News

Stay up-to-date with Memphis Matters.

"Continue to positively impact American education so every student recieves optimal teaching and learning, every day."

READ MORE
Photo of Laura Jane Link

Veterans Resource Center

Supporting the transition from military life to civilian life.

Benefits and Certifications

Learn about VA educational benefits.

Get Credits Toward your Degree

Receive college credit for military experience, skills, and training.

Online Degree Programs

Top provider of more than 50 online degree programs.

Kristoffer S. Berlin, Ph.D.

Kristoffer S. Berlin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Clinical, Child and Family

Phone
901.678.5489
Email
ksberlin@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2579
Office
Psychology Building, Room 352
Office Hours
Contact

Education

Fellowship, Brown Medical School
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
M.S., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz

Research Interests

I have broad research interests in the fields of pediatric, child-clinical, and quantitative psychology. My program of research focuses on cultural, family, and behavioral factors that promote health and reduce morbidity in childhood chronic illness. More specifically, this research hopes to: 1) identify the influence of cultural and family factors on children’s weight, diet, and mealtime behavior , with a particular focus on obesity in early childhood.; 2) examine models of stress and adaptation to promote quality of life and regimen adherence among adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their families; and 3) integrate quantitative and behavioral methodologies to inform, develop, and refine clinical health interventions and assessments to reduce and eliminate health disparities.

Recent Publications

  • Berlin, K. S., Williams, N. A., & Parra, G. R. (in press). An introduction to latent variable mixture modeling (part 1): Cross sectional latent class and latent profile analyses. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Accepted 10/24/2013
  • Berlin, K. S., Parra, G. R., & Williams, N. A. (in press). An Introduction to      latent variable mixture modeling (part 2): Longitudinal latent class growth and growth mixture models. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Accepted 10/24/2013
  • Berlin, K. S., Hamel-Lambert, J., DeLameter, C. D. (2013). Obesity and overweight status health disparities among low-income rural Appalachian preschool children. Children Health Care, 42(1), 15-26. DOI: 10.1080/02739615.2013.753812
  • Berlin, K. S., Rabideau, E. M., & Hains, A. A. (2012). Empirically derived patterns of perceived stress among youth with type 1 diabetes and relationships to metabolic control. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 37. 990-998.
  • Berlin, K. S., Lobato, D. J., Pinkos, B., Cerezo, C., & LeLeiko, N. S. (2011). Patterns of medical and developmental comorbidities among children presenting with feeding problems: A latent class analysis. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 32, 41-47.
  • Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Silverman, A. H., & Rudolph, C. D. (2011). Assessing family-based feeding strategies, strengths, and mealtime structure with the Feeding Strategies Questionnaire. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 36(5), 586–595.
  • Luzier, J., L. Berlin, K. S., & Weeks, J. W. (2010). Behavioral treatment of pediatric obesity: Review and future directions. Children’s Health Care, 39, 312-334.
  • MacLaren-Chorney, J., Garcia, A. M., Berlin, K. S., Bakeman, R., & Kain, Z. M. (2010). Time window sequential analysis: An introduction for pediatric psychologists. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 35,1061-1070.
  • Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Silverman, A. H., Woods, D. W., Fischer, E. A., & Rudolph, C. D. (2010). Assessing children’s mealtime problems with the Mealtime Behavior Questionnaire. Children’s Health Care, 39, 142-156.
  • Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Lobato, D. J., & Silverman. A H. (2009). A biopsychosocial model of normative and problematic pediatric feeding. Children’s Health Care, 38, 263–282.
  • Hains, A. A., Berlin, K. S., Davies, W. H., Sato, A. F., Smothers, M. K.,      Clifford, L. C., & Alemzadeh, R. (2009). Attributions of teacher reactions to diabetes self-care. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34, 97-107.