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About Dr. McKenny 

Dr. Monique McKenny has devoted her research, training, and clinical practice to the health and wellness of youth with experience in prominent clinics and programs across the U.S. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Miami and a Masters of Science of Education from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapist and holds experience in integrated primary care, school-based wellness, and interdisciplinary pediatric pain. 


In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. McKenny engages in research on racial-ethnic protective factors among youth and families of color. She is interested in how these factors, specifically racial socialization practices, can be incorporated into community-based interventions to promote healing among children and their families. She has coauthored publications in academic journals centered on child development, including Family Process and Journal of Research on Adolescence.  For her research and service efforts, Dr. McKenny has been awarded funding from the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development, the Florida Education Fund, and The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment.


Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. McKenny enjoys engaging with clinicians, researchers, and communities on topics of culture, integrated care, and health equity.   

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