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Megan Leigh Leigh McCormick McCormick King, PhD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine


National Provider Identifier1912255878

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Megan L. McCormick King, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Department of Nephrology and Special Immunology/Burgess Clinics. Dr. McCormick King works within multidisciplinary medical teams to provide clinical psychological services for patients and families managing chronic illnesses. Clinical services range from brief clinic consultation to ongoing outpatient therapy and address a variety of patient and family challenges, both specific to the child’s disease (e.g., adjustment to illness, problems with medication adherence) and more general psychological/psychosocial issues (e.g., depression, anxiety, behavior problems).

Dr. McCormick King is involved in training of advanced clinical psychology students and typically seeks one to two externs per year who are interested in gaining experience with pediatric populations. Dr. McCormick King is actively involved in a number of research projects focused on understanding and improving medication adherence in adolescents and young adults with chronic illness. She also works within community organizations to improve public health and has interests in health advocacy and policy issues affecting the DC metro area.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Mercer University Macon, GABachelor of Arts 2001 -2005
Graduate Education University of Georgia Master of Science 2006 -2009
Graduate Education University of Georgia Doctor of Philosophy 2009 -2011

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