Dr. Killian is an Associate Professor at the FSU College of Social Work and has a courtesy appointment as a Professor at the FSU College of Medicine. Dr. Killian's research interests focus surrounds pediatric organ transplant recipients and their families, adherence to medication regimens, and posttransplant health-related quality of life and health outcomes. He is Research Faculty at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and their Solid Organ Transplant Program. Within Florida, Dr. Killian leads a state-wide network of pediatric organ transplant researchers and physicians to examine posttransplant outcomes and medication adherence for these children and their families. His research focus also includes advanced statistical methods and research on psychometrics and measurement in health research. He has served as a statistical consultant on multiple federally/nationally funded grants including those from the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Center for Medicare, and Department for Education in the United Kingdom. Additionally, Dr. Killian provide statistical consultation to the University of Texas – Southwestern (UTSW) Medical Center Department of Psychiatry. He also serves as a Research Scientist for the Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children at the FSU College of Social Work and holds courtesy appointments as Research or Faculty Affiliate at each the Quantitative Methodology and Innovation Division at the FSU Florida Center for Reading Research, FSU College of Medicine Center for Translational Behavioral Science, and the Florida Institute for Child Welfare.