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  • Barbara Jandasek, PhD

    • Barbara Jandasek, PhDStaff Psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital
    • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    Background Information

    Barbara Jandasek, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in pediatric psychology. She has been a staff psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital since 2010 and an assistant professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School since 2011. She is a clinical supervisor for interns, residents and postdoctoral fellows in clinical psychology. She is currently the supervisor of training for the Community Asthma Program at Hasbro Children's Hospital.

    Jandasek is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology (with a specialty in child and family psychology) from Loyola University Chicago. She completed her residency and postdoctoral training through the Brown University Psychology Training Consortium in pediatric psychology.

    Research Interests

    Jandasek's research interests include health disparities, pediatric asthma and obesity, adolescent and young adult development and the transition of responsibility for illness management, qualitative methods, and intervention development.

    Selected Publications

    • Jandasek, B., Holmbeck, G.N., DeLucia, C., Zebracki, K., & Friedman, D. (2009). Trajectories of family processes across the adolescent transition in youth with spina bifida. Journal of Family Psychology, 23, 726-738. PMID: 19803608.
    • Jandasek, B., Ortega, A.N., McQuaid, E.L., Canino, G., Koinis Mitchell, D., Colon, A., Seifer, R., Klein, R., Kopel, S., & Fritz, G.K.(In press). Health care access and use of health services for Latino children with asthma. Medical Care Research and Review.

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