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School of Medicine Greenville

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Kaitlyn L. Gamwell

Title: Assistant Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-522-4880
Office: Pediatric Pain Medicine, 701 Grove Rd.
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Dr. Gamwell is a pediatric psychologist and researcher with a special interest in self-management in youth experiencing pain. Broadly, she has extensive background and training in pediatric pain and general pediatric psychology, pediatric health, biopsychosocial models of care, family systems, evidence-based treatment and associated clinical research. She is the director of the RESET program, which is the only Intensive Interdisciplinary Pediatric Pain treatment (IIPT) program in the southeast. Dr. Gamwell has a strong passion for clinical research and believes it is imperative to best serve her patients.
Teaching Interest(s): Pediatric pain management from a biopsychosocial perspective
Pediatric Psychology
Research Interest(s): Overall interests surrounding biopsychosocial factors in youth experiences chronic health outcomes with particular interest in pediatric chronic pain
-Risk and resilience factors in youth experiencing chronic pain
-The role of cognitive appraisals and psychosocial adjustment in self-management and health-related outcomes in pediatric
-The parent-child dyadic relationship and contributing factors to adjustment and health outcomes
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