Lynn S. Walker, PhD

Lynn S. Walker, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Adolescent Medicine
Senior Investigator
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane
Room / Suite
36300
Nashville
Tennessee
37204
(615) 936-8200

Specialty
Psychology, Child and Adolescent
M.S.
George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, 1978
Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University, 1981
Internship
Internship, Clinical Psychology-University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowships
Fellowship, Center for the Studies of Family and Children-Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Fellowship, Child Health and Human Development-National Institutes of Health

Clinical Interests

Chronic pain, functional gastrointestinal disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, stress

Research Information

Dr. Walker's research focuses on biopsychosocial processes in the development and maintenance of pediatric chronic pain with a particular focus on functional gastrointestinal disorders including  functional abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, and functional dyspepsia.

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