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Danita I. Czyzewski, PhD

Assistant Professor

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Clinical Psychology 1982
Purdue University PhD Doctor of Philosophy 1978
University of Oklahoma at Tulsa College of Medicine Internship Clinical Psychology 1977


Dr. Czyzewski’s clinical interest center around the assessment and treatment of behavioral and psychological factors which impact physical symptoms or chronic illness.  She works closely with the healthcare providers in several pediatric subspecialties.  She participates on a research team investigating and treating pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders.   


Organization Name Role
American Psychological Association Member, Division 54
Association for Psychological Science Member
Society of Pediatric Psychology Member

Selected Publications

Czyzewski DI, Self MM, Williams AE, Weidler EM, Blatz AM, Shulman RJ. Maintenance of Pain in Children with Functional Abdominal Pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2016 March; 62(3):393-8. PMID: 26301615.

Czyzewski DI, Lane MM, Weidler EM, Williams AE, Swank PR, Shulman RJ. The interpretation of Rome III criteria and method of assessment affect the irritable bowel syndrome classification of children. Alimentary Pharmacology and Theraputics 2011 Feb; 33(3):403-11. PMID: 21138454. 

Savitsky, J. D., Czyzewski, D. I., Dubord, D., and Kaminsky, J. (1976). Age and Emotion on an Offender as Determinants of Adult Punitive Reactions. Journal of Personality 44, 311-320.

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