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Keith Edward Williams, Ph.D.

Office Information

Penn State Hershey Pediatric Gastroenterology (Briarcrest)
905 W. Governor Road
Hershey, PA 17033
Tel: (800) 243-1455 / (717) 531-7117 Fax: (717) 531-0720


Behavioral Psychology Pediatric Neuropsychology

Practice Locations

Biographical Information

Dr. Williams is the Director of the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital Feeding Program. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Penn State College of Medicine. Prior to coming to Hershey, Dr. Williams was a faculty member in the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program. He specializes in the behavioral treatment of feeding disorders. Dr. Williams also treats a wide array of behavior problems found among children with developmental disabilities. He is licensed as a psychologist in Maryland and Pennsylvania and is also a board Certified Behavior Analyst.

Professional Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine (1996)


Seiverling, L., Ward-Horner, J., Williams, K., Sturmey, P.
Food refusal and selectivity

In J. Matson & P. Sturmey, International Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. London: Springer, in press.

Williams, K.
Increasing children’s food choices: strategies based upon research and practice

In D. Kilcast & F. Angus (Eds.) Developing children’s food products. Cambridge, England: Woodhead Publishing, in press.

Williams, K., Field, D., Seiverling, L.
Food refusal in children: A review of the literature.

Research in Developmental Disabilities, in press.

Hendy, H., Williams, K., Riegel, K., Paul, C.
Parent Mealtime Actions that Mediate Associations between Children's Fussy Eating and their Weight and Diet Status

Appetite, in press.

Williams, K. E. & Seiverling, L.
Eating problems in children with autism spectrum disorders

Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 25, 27-37, 2010.

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