Nneka Morris Alexander, PhD, ABPP, is a Pediatric Psychologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Alexander’s clinical responsibilities include providing psychological support to children who are hospitalized within our Heart Center. She also conducts outpatient neurodevelopmental assessments for infants and toddlers with congenital heart disease within the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Program.
Prior to joining Children’s, Dr. Alexander earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She then completed an internship at the University of Florida followed by a fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine.
- 5 Under 10 Alumni Award, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Department of Psychology
Focus of Practice
- Pediatric psychology
Areas of Interest
- Emotion regulation
- Child development
- American Psychological Association (APA), Division 54
- Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative (CNOC)
Research & Publications
Dr. Alexander’s research interests including parenting and emotion regulation in children with chronic illness.