Irina S. Parkins, PhD

Staff Psychologist II, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Academic Affiliation

Phone 513-636-4336

Fax 513-636-0755


International adoption; chronic pain management

PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2008.

Pre-Doctoral Internship: La Rabida Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL, 2006.

Certification: Psychology, State of Ohio, 2008 to current.

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Kashikar-Zuck S, Parkins IS, Ting TV, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Passo M, Graham TB. Controlled follow-up study of physical and psychosocial functioning of adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Nov;49(11):2204-9.

Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Crosby LE, Lopez WL, Smolyansky BH, Parkins IS, Luzader CP, Hartman A, Guilfoyle SM, Powers SW. Applying quality improvement methods to implement a measurement system for chronic pain-related disability. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):32-41.

Kashikar-Zuck S, Parkins IS, Graham TB, Lynch AM, Passo M, Johnston M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Banez G, Richards MM. Anxiety, mood, and behavioral disorders among pediatric patients with juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome. Clin J Pain. 2008 Sep;24(7):620-6.

Nabors LA, Lehmkuhl HD, Parkins IS, Drury AM. Reading about over-the-counter medications. Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs. 2004 Oct-Dec;27(4):297-305.