UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Kanzler, Kathryn E

School of Medicine

Dr. Kanzler is a board-certified Clinical Health Psychologist and Director of Integrated Behavioral Health in the UT Medicine Primary Care Center. She earned her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from La Salle University in Philadelphia and served as a USAF Active Duty psychologist for 8.5 years. She graduated from Wilford Hall Medical Center?s (WHMC) Residency Program, Lackland AFB, in 2007, and served as faculty there for two years, working in the Clinical Health Psychology Service, Mental Health Clinic, and Women?s Health clinic. She served in a Combat Operational Stress Control Clinic in Iraq in 2009, and completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology at WHMC in 2011. Dr. Kanzler then transitioned to a faculty member in the Clinical Psychology Residency Program at Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics & Surgery Center where she trained and supervised pre-doctoral psychology interns in clinical health psychology and integrated behavioral health in primary care for 3.5 years. She has co-authored more than a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles and given numerous professional presentations on topics such as integrated behavioral health, chronic pain, suicide risk, women's health and military/veteran's health. Dr. Kanzler is currently a Scholar in the Mentored Research Career Development (KL2) Program in Clinical and Translational Science. Her KL2 research project examines Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for patients with chronic pain in an integrated primary care setting.

2/2015 - Present Assistant Professor and Integrated Behavioral Health, UT Medicine Primary Care Center The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Psychiatry, San Antonio, TX