Kathy Zebracki, PhD
Dr. Zebracki's research focuses on family functioning and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic medical conditions. In particular, she is interested in examining psychosocial adjustment, family and peer relationships, and pain in youth with physical impairments owing to their chronic condition.
- Pediatric psychologist, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Chicago
- PhD, 2006, Case Western Reserve University, Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology
- Weissberg-Benchell, J., Goodman, S. S., Lomaglio, J. A., & Zebracki, K. (2007). The use of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII): Parental and professional perceptions of self-care mastery and autonomy in children and adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32(10), 1196-1202.
- Pai, A., Drotar, D., Zebracki, K., Moore, M., & Youngstrom, E. (2006). A meta-analysis of the effects of psychological interventions in pediatric oncology on outcomes of psychological distress and adjustment. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 31(9), 978-987.
- Drotar, D. with Zebracki, K. (2006). Psychological interventions: Cystic fibrosis. In D. Drotar (Ed.) with D. Witherspoon, K. Zebracki , & C. Peterson, Psychological Interventions in Childhood Chronic Illness (pp. 203-219). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
- Zebracki, K. & Drotar, D. (2004). Outcome expectancy and self-efficacy in adolescent asthma self-management. Children's Health Care, 33(2), 133-149.
- Zebracki, K., Palermo, T., Hostoffer, R., Drotar, D., & Duff, K. (2004). Health-related quality of life of children with primary immunodeficiency: A comparison to children with a chronic health condition and to health controls. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, 93(6), 557-561.