Dr. Kim Ujcich Ward


Dr. Kim Ujcich Ward
(615) 898-2188
(615) 898-5027
Room 373, Academic Classroom Building (ACB)
MTSU Box 87, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays 11:30 - 12:30

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30

Degree Information

  • PHD, West Virginia University (1996)
  • MA, West Virginia University (1993)
  • BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1990)

Areas of Expertise

Body Image and Children
Behavioral Interventions
ABA Training
Development of/influences on body image and body perception, with a current focus on body dissatisfaction and distorted body image in preschool aged and young children and the relationship between distorted body perception and parietal lobe function
Relationship between quality of life factors and family functioning of children with chronic health conditions

Experience with external funding agencies: Tennessee Department of Children's Services


Pennington, S. & Ujcich Ward, K.J. (2011, April). Infant sign
language training: Do age and methods matter? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Middle Tennessee Psychological Association, Murfreesboro, TN.
Ujcich Ward, K.J. (2005, Oct). Graduate training in clinical psychology at MTSU. the Behavior Therapist, 124-125.

Honors & Awards
MTSU Outstanding Teacher, 2007
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Member of the Graduate Faculty