Kimberly Milla joined the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2019. She currently coordinates and supports several research and quality improvement projects, including investigating the development of ADHD in preschool children, validating measures of executive function in children and young adults with Down syndrome, and supporting childhood cancer survivors. Additionally, she supports the SUCCESS Lab, an interdisciplinary collaborative group focused on improving care and outcomes for pediatric and young adult cancer survivors. She also supports the department as needed, by assisting in administrative tasks, scoring rating scales, or facilitating implementation of new processes. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Milla received a MS in Biomechanics and Movement Science from the University of Delaware. Prior to that, she earned a BS in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware.
Milla’s research experiences span from better understanding neurodevelopmental disabilities to supporting quality improvement and clinical research in emergency medicine. She’s integrated these experiences and focused her work at the Institute to support childhood cancer survivors. Her interests include health equity research, social determinants of health and patient-centered outcomes research.