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Assistant Professor (Clinical)
School of Medicine

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Dr. Kristina Suorsa-Johnson received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Oklahoma State University with practicm training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She completed internship at Hennepin Healthcare and her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Michigan with a focus on patients with a difference of sex development (DSD). DSD are congenital conditions where the development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomic sex is atypical.

Dr. Suorsa-Johnson is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine and is in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health. Her specific clinical interests are in the delivery of psychoeducational and behavioral health services to children and adults with DSD, and their families. Her research interests include understanding and supporting patient and family decision making within DSD.


Fostering mental and physical health among LGBTQ+ Mormons and their families

One of the 4 strategic missions of the University of Utah is to partner with local communities to address critical mental/physical health needs. Our project will serve this aim by identifying evidence-based strategies for fostering the mental and ph...


LISA DIAMOND (Project Owner)School of Cultural and Social Transformation, Gender Studies
Lindsay GezinskiCollege of Social Work, College of Social Work
KRISTINA SUORSA-JOHNSONSchool of Medicine, Pediatrics
Status: Funded 2023
Last Updated: 5/21/21