Kathleen Kovner Kline, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and an adjunct faculty member at Dartmouth Medical School.
She serves on the Medical Staff of Children's Hospital in Denver.
She is the principal investigator for the Commission on Children at Risk's Report to the Nation, Hardwired to Connect: the New Scientific Case for Authoritative Communities.
She received her M.D. from Yale Medical School, and her Masters of Divinity from Yale Divinity School.
psychiatric training at the Institute of Living/University of Connecticut
Psychiatry Program, and her
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Dartmouth Medical School
At the University of Colorado
and at Dartmouth
has taught child and adolescent development and psychopathology to medical students, pediatricians, family practitioners, psychiatrists, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, and trainees in psychology and social work.
clinical practice has included treating child and adult patients in acute hospital and outpatient settings, directing diagnostic and psychopharmacology clinics, and consultation to treatment centers for delinquent and severely emotionally impaired youth.
has a history of involvement with grass roots, community service, and religious institutions, and a particular interest in the role of character-shaping institutions in the prevention of psychosocial maladjustment.