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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

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Kristen Uhl, PhD

  • Psychologist

Office Phone

  • 617-632-3409

Appointment Phone

  • 617-632-3270


  • 617-632-5677


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Coping and adjustment to chronic illness in children and adolescents, Medical non-adherence in children and adolescents, Pediatric pain management



Board Certifications

  • Clinical Psychology


  • Boston Children's Hospital


Dr. Uhl is a pediatric psychologist who specializes in pain management and coping with chronic illness. She completed her undergraduate education at Brown University in Providence, RI where she graduated with a degree in Biology. Dr. Uhl attended graduate school for Clinical Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY. She completed a one-year internship in Pediatric Behavioral Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL and a 2-year fellowship through the Pain Treatment Service at Boston Children's Hospital. Her research focuses on individual differences in pediatric procedural outcomes.