Dr Kuklinski graduated from Saint Louis University with an Honors Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. After working for 4 years as a pediatric dietitian, she went on to receive her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, IA. She then returned to St. Louis and completed her pediatrics residency at Saint Louis University, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology at Washington University in St. Louis, after which she joined the Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonary Medicine as faculty. Dr Kuklinski is a member of the American Thoracic Society and the American Society for Transplantation. She has an interest in aerodigestive disorders, lung transplant medicine, and multidisciplinary care.