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. 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 Mar 01; 175(3):243-250.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33427861; PMCID: PMC7802008; DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.5218;
  2. 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 Feb 22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33631787
  3. 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
  4. Feinberg E, Kuhn J, Eilenberg JS, Levinson J, Patts G, Cabral H, Broder-Fingert S. Improving Family Navigation for Children With Autism: A Comparison of Two Pilot Randomized Controlled Trials. Acad Pediatr. 2021 03; 21(2):265-271.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32302757; PMCID: PMC7554108; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.04.007;
  5. Broder-Fingert S, Kuhn J, Sheldrick RC, Chu A, Fortuna L, Jordan M, Rubin D, Feinberg E. Using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) framework to test intervention delivery strategies: a study protocol. Trials. 2019 Dec 16; 20(1):728.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31842963; PMCID: PMC6915979; DOI: 10.1186/s13063-019-3853-y;
  6. Kuhn J, Sheldrick RC, Broder-Fingert S, Chu A, Fortuna L, Jordan M, Rubin D, Feinberg E. Simulation and minimization: technical advances for factorial experiments designed to optimize clinical interventions. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2019 12 16; 19(1):239.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31842765; PMCID: PMC6915895; DOI: 10.1186/s12874-019-0883-9;
  7. Kuhn JL, Vanegas SB, Salgado R, Borjas SK, Magaña S, Smith DaWalt L. The Cultural Adaptation of a Transition Program for Latino Families of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Fam Process. 2020 06; 59(2):477-491. PMID: 30844083; PMCID: PMC7191653; DOI: 10.1111/famp.12439;
  8. Fogler J, Kuhn J, Prock L, Radesky J, Gonzalez-Heydrich J. Diagnostic Uncertainty in a Complex Young Man: Autism Versus Psychosis. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019 01; 40(1):72-74. PMID: 30601773; DOI: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000635;
  9. Kuhn J, Ford K, Dawalt LS. Brief Report: Mapping Systems of Support and Psychological Well-Being of Mothers of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. 2018 03; 48(3):940-946. PMID: 29164438; DOI: 10.1007/s10803-017-3381-0;

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