Kim Dell’Angela Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Operations for the APA accredited Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago Campus of TCSPP. A graduate of Rutgers University and Loyola University Chicago, her career has reflected her passion for higher education and healthcare and her committment to collaborative research, practice and advocacy. During 17 years on the faculty of Loyola Stritch School of Medicine she held academic and medical staff appointments in Pediatrics, Anesthesiology and Psychiatry mentoring students in psychology and medicine. Her practice as a member of many interprofessional teams has been focused in the areas of chronic disease ( asthma, diabetes), pain management, child protection, developmental disabilities and behavioral health. Dr. Dell'Angela's research, teaching and, program development has alligned with this focus on interprofessional practice including collaborative research that has informed graduate medical education guidelines and healthcare practice .
At Harper Community College she led an Academic and Student Affairs division as the Associate Dean of Wellness and Director of the College’s Health and Psychological Service Center where she received grants including two for smoking cessation programing that supported work to establish a smoke-free campus. She established the campus' Early Alert/Threat Assessment team, integrated Strength based principles into clinic practices and partnered with community agencies to provide low cost prevention and health screening programs to the campus and surrounding commuity. Dr. Dell'Angela has also held appointments to the graduate school faculty of University of Phoenix and the Illinois School of Professional Psychology as well as the undergraduate faculty of Loyola University Chicago.
Dr. Dell’Angela has served on numerous institutional, state and local research, education, program development and clinical teams focused on best practice in areas of emergency medicine, chronic illness, alternative medicine, child protection, behavioral medicine and developmental disabilities. She served as the Chair and Vice Chair of the University Faculty Council at Loyola University an particpated in professional accreditation. Dr. Dell ‘Angela’s work in community has focused on child advocacy and wellness including a 12 year appointment to Illinois Child Death Review and service on many boards and committees focused on chronic illness, child protection and community based wellness intervention. Dr. Dell’Angela is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois with addtional credentials in Early Intervention and Family Mediation. She will receive her MA in Legal Studies with a focus on Healthcare and Education law in spring 2015.
In the Clinical PsyD program on the Chicago campus she works with faculty in areas of Admissions, Student progress and retention and curriculum related to Professional development, Supervision and Consultation and Health Psychology. She serves on the Institutional Review Board of TCSPP. Recent courses taught include Biological Bases of Behavior, Divorce and Child Custody, Professional Practice and Advanced Practicum Seminar.