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, the American Society for Transplantation,the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the Aerodigestive Society. Her clinical interests include aerodigestive disorders, lung transplant medicine, and multidisciplinary care.