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Kristin Kuntz, PhD


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1670 Upham Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 366-7646

Email: kuntz.26@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychiatry

Assistant Professor-Clinical, Psychology

 

Certifications

2007 - 2012 Psychologist: Ohio State Board of Psychology
 

Chapters in Books

Stoney, C.M. & Kuntz, K.K.. "Cholesterol." In Encyclopedia of Health Psychology. Edited by A. Christensen, R. Martin, & J. M. Smyth. -. New York, NY, US|USA: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, January 2004.

 

Degrees

2003 M.A., The Ohio State University

2006 Ph.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

2009 - present PACE: Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
2011 - present European Heart Journal
2011 - present Health Psychology
 

Honors

1999 Eric Gardner Undergraduate Research Award.
2005 Alumni Grant for Graduate Research and Scholarship.
 

Journal Articles

Stoney C.M., Hughes J.W., Kuntz K.K., West S.G., Thornton L.M.. "Cardiovascular stress responses among Asian Indian and European American men and women." Annals of Behavioral Medicine. no. 24. (January 2002.): 113-121.

Gibson D.P. & Kuntz K.K.. "Managing anxiety in patients with implantable cardiac defibrillators." Current Psychiatry. Vol. 9, no. 6. (January 2007.): 17-28.

Gibson D.P., Kuntz K.K., Levenson J., Ellenbogen K.. "Assessing decision making, emotional distress and quality of life in patients affected by the recall of their implantable cardioverter defibrillator.." Europace. Vol. 5, no. 10. (January 2008.): 540-544.

Kuntz, K.K. & Bonfliglio, D.B.. "Psychological Distress in Patients Presenting for Initial Renal Transplant Evaluation." Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. (January 2011.): -.

 

Reference Works

January 2007 Kristin Kuntz."Social support and quality of life in women with congestive heart failure" . : 6063

Presentations

"The effects of social support on cardiovascular reactivity in adolescents.." Presented at Syracuse University Annual Undergraduate Psychology Poster Forum, . (April 1999)

"Emotional disclosure does not attenuate cardiovascular reactivity to stress in healthy young men.." Presented at 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, . (March 2004)

"The effects of a support group on quality of life in women with congestive heart failure.." Presented at 3rd Annual Women's Health Research Day at Virginia Commonwealth University, . (April 2007)

"The effects of a support group on quality of life in women with congestive heart failure.." Presented at 2007 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, . (March 2007)

"Assessing physician training, beliefs, and practices associated with smoking cessation: An intervention designed to address the needs of the provider.." Presented at 2007 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, . (March 2007)

"Emotional eating." Presented at Bariatric Surgery Support Group, Virginia Commonwealth University, . (August 2007)

"Psychosocial issues in organ transplant." Presented at OSU Comprehensive Transplant Center Grand Rounds, . (October 2008)

"What is transplant psychology?." Presented at Lifeline of Ohio staff meeting, . (January 2008)

"Identifying anxiety and depression during the transplant experience." Presented at Lifeline of Ohio Buckeye Gift Support Group, . (September 2008)

"Stress Management." Presented at Lifeline of Ohio Staff Meeting, . (April 2008)

"Identifying psychological distress in transplant patients." Presented at Transplant Nursing Rounds, The Ohio State University Medical Center, . (June 2008)

"Psychosocial issues in organ transplant." Presented at Psychiatry Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University Medical Center, . (November 2008)

"Psychosocial barriers to transplantation." Presented at 2009 Kidney Conference for the National Kidney Foundation, . (May 2009)

"Identifying psychological distress in transplant patients." Presented at Tranpslant Nursing Rounds, The Ohio State University Medical Center, . (June 2009)

"Mood disorders and health.." Presented at The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Northwest Columbus, . (July 2010)

"Psychological distress in patients seeking renal transplant." Presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA, US|USA. (April 2010)

"Psychological distress in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators." Presented at Psychiatry Grand Rounds, The Ohio State Univeristy Medical Center, . (May 2010)

 

Professional Activities

2007 - present Chemical Dependency Committee. Ohio Solid Organ Transplant Consortium.
2009 - present Cardiac Transplant/LVAD Support Group. The Ohio State University Medical Center.
2010 - present Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Supervisor. The Ohio State University Medical Center.
2006 - 2007 Heart Failure Support Group. Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.
2008 - 2010 Abdominal Transplant Support Group. The Ohio State University Medical Center.