Jocelyn Kuhn, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics

PhD, University of Wisconsin Madison
MS, University of Wisconsin Madison

Dr. Jocelyn Kuhn is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Kuhn's research centers around improving access to care and effectiveness of care for historically underserved children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health care needs. She is clinically trained as a Psychologist and specializes in neurodevelopmental disorders. She provides family behavioral therapy and diagnostic assessment at Boston Medical Center in the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic and the Pediatric Feeding Clinic.

Dr. Kuhn recently completed an AHRQ-funded T32 fellowship at Boston Medical Center where she conducted health services research on understanding and closing autism and mental health service disparities. She has recently published on the effects of Family Navigation on reducing time to autism diagnosis for underserved populations, the cultural adaptation of a transition program for Spanish-speaking families of youth with autism, and aspects of experimental design for innovative intervention optimization trials.

Dr. Kuhn serves as a peer reviewer in several highly regarded journals in the field of intellectual/developmental disabilities. She has mentored and formally instructed undergraduate and graduate students and trainees across multiple disciplines, including school psychology, social work, public health, medicine, speech/language pathology and special education.

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  1. Edmunds SR, Frost KM, Sheldrick RC, Bravo A, Straiton D, Pickard K, Grim V, Drahota A, Kuhn J, Azad G, Pomales Ramos A, Ingersoll B, Wainer A, Ibanez LV, Stone WL, Carter A, Broder-Fingert S. A method for defining the CORE of a psychosocial intervention to guide adaptation in practice: Reciprocal imitation teaching as a case example. Autism. 2022 Jan 06; 13623613211064431.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34991373
  2. Kuhn J, Szidon K, Kraemer B, Steinbrenner JR, Tomaszewski B, Hume K, DaWalt L. Implementation of a multi-family autism transition program in the high school setting. Autism. 2022 Jan 06; 13623613211065533. PMID: 34991370; DOI: 10.1177/13623613211065533;
  3. Hickey EJ, Feinberg E, Kuhn J, Cabral HJ, Broder-Fingert S. Family Impact During the Time Between Autism Screening and Definitive Diagnosis. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Nov 19.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34797470
  4. Kuhn J, Levinson J, Udhnani MD, Wallis K, Hickey E, Bennett A, Fenick AM, Feinberg E, Broder-Fingert S. What Happens After a Positive Primary Care Autism Screen Among Historically Underserved Families? Predictors of Evaluation and Autism Diagnosis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 09 01; 42(7):515-523.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33631787; PMCID: PMC8380258; DOI: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000928;
  5. Hickey EJ, Stransky M, Kuhn J, Rosenberg JE, Cabral HJ, Weitzman C, Broder-Fingert S, Feinberg E. Parent stress and coping trajectories in Hispanic and non-Hispanic families of children at risk of autism spectrum disorder. Autism. 2021 08; 25(6):1694-1708.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33908306; PMCID: PMC8324513; DOI: 10.1177/13623613211001611;
  6. Feinberg E, Augustyn M, Broder-Fingert S, Bennett A, Weitzman C, Kuhn J, Hickey E, Chu A, Levinson J, Sandler Eilenberg J, Silverstein M, Cabral HJ, Patts G, Diaz-Linhart Y, Fernandez-Pastrana I, Rosenberg J, Miller JS, Guevara JP, Fenick AM, Blum NJ. Effect of Family Navigation on Diagnostic Ascertainment Among Children at Risk for Autism: A Randomized Clinical Trial From DBPNet. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 03 01; 175(3):243-250.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33427861; PMCID: PMC7802008; DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5218;
  7. Berger NI, Wainer AL, Kuhn J, Bearss K, Attar S, Carter AS, Ibanez LV, Ingersoll BR, Neiderman H, Scott S, Stone WL. Characterizing Available Tools for Synchronous Virtual Assessment of Toddlers with Suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Brief Report. J Autism Dev Disord. 2022 Jan; 52(1):423-434. PMID: 33606157; PMCID: PMC7893832; DOI: 10.1007/s10803-021-04911-2;
  8. Kuhn J, Albers CA. Early literacy intervention for culturally and linguistically diverse students with varying English language proficiency levels. Journal of Applied School Psychology. 2021; (In press).
  9. Hickey E, Sheldrick RC, Kuhn J, Broder-Fingert S. A commentary on interpreting the United States preventive services task force autism screening recommendation statement. Autism. 2021 02; 25(2):588-592.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32921149
  10. Cuttin K, Neri C, Tang M, Kuhn J, Pearl K, Augustyn M. Social Determinants of Health and the Role of Routine Pediatric Care in a Medically Complex Toddler. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2020 09; 41(7):583-585.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32649593
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