EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Georgetown University , 1997 , Washington , DC

Graduate Degree

  • University of Miami , 2003 , Miami , FL

Graduate Degree

  • University of Miami , 2007 , Miami , FL

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School , 2007 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2008 , Boston , MA

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Kaczynski K, Ely E, Gordon D, Vincent C, Waddell K, Wittmayer K, Bernhofer E. The Pediatric American Pain Society Patient Outcomes Questionnaire (Pediatric APS-POQ): Development and Initial Psychometric Evaluation of a Brief and Comprehensive Measure of Pain and Pain Outcomes in Hospitalized Youth. J Pain. 2019 Nov 01. View abstract
  2. Kaczynski K, Rabner J, Farrell M, Karian V, Chang C, Lebel A. Pediatric Headache and Sleep Disturbance: A Comparison of Diagnostic Groups - A Response. Headache. 2019 Sep; 59(8):1387-1388. View abstract
  3. Rabner J, Kaczynski KJ, Simons LE, LeBel A. Pediatric Headache and Sleep Disturbance: A Comparison of Diagnostic Groups. Headache. 2018 Feb; 58(2):217-228. View abstract
  4. Rabner J, Kaczynski KJ, Simons LE, Lebel AA. The Sleep Hygiene Inventory for Pediatrics: Development and Validation of a New Measure of Sleep in a Sample of Children and Adolescents With Chronic Headache. J Child Neurol. 2017 Nov; 32(13):1040-1046. View abstract
  5. Lazdowsky L, Rabner J, Caruso A, Kaczynski K, Gottlieb S, Mahoney E, LeBel A. "Headache Tools to Stay in School": Assessment, Development, and Implementation of an Educational Guide for School Nurses. J Sch Health. 2016 09; 86(9):645-52. View abstract
  6. Kaczynski K, Gambhir R, Caruso A, Lebel A. Depression as a mediator of the relation between family functioning and functional disability in youth with chronic headaches. Headache. 2016 Mar; 56(3):491-500. View abstract
  7. Simons LE, Smith A, Kaczynski K, Basch M. Living in fear of your child's pain: the Parent Fear of Pain Questionnaire. Pain. 2015 Apr; 156(4):694-702. View abstract
  8. Pielech M, Ryan M, Logan D, Kaczynski K, White MT, Simons LE. Pain catastrophizing in children with chronic pain and their parents: proposed clinical reference points and reexamination of the Pain Catastrophizing Scale measure. Pain. 2014 Nov; 155(11):2360-7. View abstract
  9. Kaczynski KJ, Claar RL, Lebel AA. Relations between pain characteristics, child and parent variables, and school functioning in adolescents with chronic headache: a comparison of tension-type headache and migraine. J Pediatr Psychol. 2013 May; 38(4):351-64. View abstract
  10. Simons LE, Kaczynski KJ, Conroy C, Logan DE. Fear of pain in the context of intensive pain rehabilitation among children and adolescents with neuropathic pain: associations with treatment response. J Pain. 2012 Dec; 13(12):1151-61. View abstract
  11. Simons LE, Kaczynski KJ. The Fear Avoidance model of chronic pain: examination for pediatric application. J Pain. 2012 Sep; 13(9):827-35. View abstract
  12. Claar RL, Kaczynski KJ, Minster A, McDonald-Nolan L, LeBel AA. School functioning and chronic tension headaches in adolescents: improvement only after multidisciplinary evaluation. J Child Neurol. 2013 Jun; 28(6):719-24. View abstract
  13. Claar RL, Kaczynski KJ, Lyons MM, Lebel AA. Commentary: health and behavior codes in a pediatric headache program: reimbursement data and recommendations for practice. J Pediatr Psychol. 2012 Jun; 37(5):509-13. View abstract
  14. Branson JA, Kozlowska K, Kaczynski KJ, Roesler TA. Managing chronic pain in a young adolescent girl with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Harv Rev Psychiatry. 2011 Sep-Oct; 19(5):259-70. View abstract
  15. Simons LE, Sieberg CB, Kaczynski KJ. Measuring parent beliefs about child acceptance of pain: a preliminary validation of the Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire, parent report. Pain. 2011 Oct; 152(10):2294-300. View abstract
  16. Kaczynski KJ, Simons LE, Claar RL. Anxiety, coping, and disability: a test of mediation in a pediatric chronic pain sample. J Pediatr Psychol. 2011 Sep; 36(8):932-41. View abstract
  17. Claar RL, Guite JW, Kaczynski KJ, Logan DE. Factor structure of the Adult Responses to Children's Symptoms: validation in children and adolescents with diverse chronic pain conditions. Clin J Pain. 2010 Jun; 26(5):410-7. View abstract
  18. Laurenceau JP, Kleinman BM, Kaczynski KJ, Carver CS. Assessment of relationship-specific incentive and threat sensitivities: predicting satisfaction and affect in adult intimate relationships. Psychol Assess. 2010 Jun; 22(2):407-19. View abstract
  19. Logan DE, Simons LE, Kaczynski KJ. School functioning in adolescents with chronic pain: the role of depressive symptoms in school impairment. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Sep; 34(8):882-92. View abstract
  20. Kaczynski KJ, Claar RL, Logan DE. Testing gender as a moderator of associations between psychosocial variables and functional disability in children and adolescents with chronic pain. J Pediatr Psychol. 2009 Aug; 34(7):738-48. View abstract
  21. Malik NM, Boris NW, Heller SS, Harden BJ, Squires J, Chazan-Cohen R, Beeber LS, Kaczynski KJ. Risk for maternal depression and child aggression in Early Head Start families: A test of ecological models. Infant Ment Health J. 2007 Mar; 28(2):171-191. View abstract
  22. Kaczynski KJ, Lindahl KM, Malik NM, Laurenceau JP. Marital conflict, maternal and paternal parenting, and child adjustment: a test of mediation and moderation. J Fam Psychol. 2006 Jun; 20(2):199-208. View abstract
  23. Lindahl KM, Malik NM, Kaczynski K, Simons JS. Couple power dynamics, systemic family functioning, and child adjustment: a test of a mediational model in a multiethnic sample. Dev Psychopathol. 2004; 16(3):609-30. View abstract
  24. Garvey MA, Kaczynski KJ, Becker DA, Bartko JJ. Subjective reactions of children to single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Child Neurol. 2001 Dec; 16(12):891-4. View abstract