Dr. Kimberly Frank, an Outpatient Psychiatrist at Aurora Behavioral Health Center, currently holds medical licenses in Wisconsin and North Carolina. She served as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in 1995 and 1996, and of the National Board of Medical Examiners in 1991. Additionally, Dr. Kimberly Frank holds membership with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, where she served as an oral board examiner in 2004. Dr. Kimberly Frank has worked in psychiatry for more than 20 years.
Dr. Kimberly Frank studied at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and received her Doctor of Medicine in 1990. A few months after earning her M.D., Dr. Frank began an internship and residency at the University of Nebraska’s Department of Psychiatry. Her experience in treating younger patients began in 1994, when she started her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Nebraska’s Department of Psychiatry. During this fellowship, Dr. Kimberly Frank received the Outstanding Fellow Award for her proficient work for 1994-1995.
While attending the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Kimberly Hammes Frank spent two summers working as a Research Assistant for the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Anatomy. She also held a position as a Cardiology Extern at St. Luke’s Hospital while working toward her Bachelor’s degree. During the years of her internship and residency, Dr. Kimberly Frank spent two years as Officer of the Day at Douglas County Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Room.
In her spare time, Dr. Kimberly Frank enjoys outdoor activities, particularly gardening. In her work with plants, she combines her knowledge of biology and her passion for the outdoors. She is also an avid reader, focusing on nonfiction. Dr. Kimberly Frank supports Franciscan Peacemakers, a nonprofit organization that helps to feed people living in poverty.