Sabrina Elayne Brierley Schuck

Executive Director, Child Development School, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Assistant Professor In Residence, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Volunteer Faculty, Psychology & Social Behavior
School of Social Ecology

Ph.D., UC Riverside, 2008, Education

M.A., Chapman University, 1997, Clinical Psychology

B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1990, Psychology

Phone: (949) 824-2343

University of California, Irvine
19262 Jamboree Road
Mail Code: 4480
Irvine, CA 92697

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ADHD; Autism Spectrum, Disorders of Reading and Written Language; Human-Animal Bond, Canine Assisted Intervention; psychosocial skills, cognitive-behavioral and physical activity interventions; school-based interventions; maternal mental health
URLs UC Irvine Child Development School
UC Irvine Pediatric Exercise Research Center
UC Irvine Health Child Development School
OC Register article on Canine Assisted Intervention
UC Irvine Health News
OC Register article on Child Development School
Appointments 2008-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics, UC Irvine Neuropsychology Lab
Publications PUBLICATIONS:

1. Schuck, S.E.B., Emmerson, N., Abdullah, M., & Crinella, F.M. (2014). Soy-based infant
formula associated with increased risk for ADHD. In V.R. Preedy, R.R. Watson, & S.
Zibadi (eds.), Handbook of dietary and nutritional aspects of bottle feeding, Human
Health Handbooks no. 8, (pp.627-643). doi: 10.3920/978-90-8686-223-8_38.
Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers

2. Schuck, S.E.B., Yi, M., Crinella, F.M.. (2013). Nutritional Supplements in the treatment of
ADHD. Future Medicine, 130-147. doi: 10.2217/ebo.13.163

3. Schuck, S., Emmerson, N., Fine, A., & Lakes, K. Canine Assisted Therapy for Children
with ADHD: Preliminary Findings from The Positive Assertive Cooperative Kids (P.A.C.K.) Study. Journal of Attention Disorders. Advance online publication.

4. Swanson, J., Schuck, S., Mann, M., Carlson, C., Hartman, C., Sergeant, J., Clevenger, W., & Wasdell, M.. (2012). Categorical and dimensional definitions and evaluations of symptoms of ADHD: History of the SNAP and the SWAN Rating Scales. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, Vol. 10(1)

5. Wigal, S. B., Wigal, T.L., Schuck, S, Brams, M., Williamson, D, Armstrong, R. B., & Starr, H. L. (2011). Academic, Behavioral and Cognitive effects of OROS MPH on older children with ADHD. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacolgy 21 (2): 121-131

6. Wigal S. B., Maltas S., Crinella F., Stehli, A., Steinhoff, K., Lakes, K, & Schuck, S: Reading
performance as a function of treatment with Lisadexamphetamine Dimesylate in
elementary school children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Attention Disorders, 2010 Oct 26. (Epub ahead of print).

7. Schuck, S. E. B. (2008). Reading Comprehension and the Role of Oral and
Silent Reading: Comparing Children With and Without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering Vol 69(3-B), pp. 1983.

8. Schuck, S. E. B. & Crinella, F. M. (2005). Why children with ADHD do not have low IQ’s. Journal of
Learning Disabilities, 38, 262-280

9. Leung, P.W., Lee, C.C., Hung, S.F., Ho, T.P., Tang, C.P., Kwong, S.L., Leung,
S.Y., Yuen, S.T., Lieh-Mak, F., Oosterlaan, J., Grady, D., Harxhi, A., Ding, Y.C.,
hi, H.C., Flodman, P., Schuck, S., Spence, M.A., Moyzis, R. and Swanson, J. (2005).
Dopamine receptor D4 (DRD4) gene in Han Chinese children with attention-
deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): Increased prevalence of the 2-repeat allele.
American Journal of Medical Genetics Feb 5; 133 (1):54-6

10. Grady. D. L., Chi H-C. , Ding Y-C., Smith, M., Wang, E., Schuck,
S., Flodman, P., Spence, M.A., Swanson, J. and Moyzis, R. K., (2003). High prevalence of rare D4 receptor alleles in children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Molecular Psychiatry 8:536-45

11. Ding YC, Chi HC, Grady DL, Morishima A, Kidd JR, Kidd KK, Flodman P, Spence MA, Schuck S,
Swanson JM, Zhang YP, Moyzis RK. (2002). Evidence of positive selection acting at the human dopamine receptor D4 gene locus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science: 99:309-14.

12. Swanson, J., Oosterlaan, J., Murias, M., Schuck, S., Flodman, P., Spence, M. A., Wasdell, M.,
Ding, Y., Chi, H-C., Smith, M., Mann, M., Carlson, C., Kennedy, J. L., Sergeant, J. A., Leung, P., Zhang, Y-P., Sadeh, A., Chen, C., Whalen, C. K., Babb, K. A., Moyzis, R., &. Posner, M. I. (2001). Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder children with a 7-repeat allele of the dopamine receptor D4 gene have extreme behavior but normal performance on critical neuropsychological tests of attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 97: 4754-4759.

13. Swanson, J. M., Flodman, P., Kennedy, J., Spence, M. A., Moyzis, R., Schuck, S., Murias, M.,
Moriarty, J., Barr, C., Smith, M., Posner, M., (2000). Dopamine genes and ADHD.
Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 24(1),. 21-25

14. Sunohara, G. A., Roberts, W., Malone, M., Schachar, R. J., Tannock, R., Basile, V., Wigal, T.;
Wigal, S. B; Schuck, S. Moriarty, J. Swanson, J. M; Kennedy, J. L; Barr, C. L (2000). Linkage of the dopamine D4 receptor gene and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 39(12), 1537-1542

15. LaHoste, G. J, Wigal, T., King, B. H., Schuck, S. E., Crinella, F. M., Swanson, J. M. (2000).
Carbamazepine reduces dopamine-mediated behavior in chronic neuroleptic-treated and untreated rats: Implications for treatment of tardive dyskinesia and hyperdopaminergic states. Experimental & Clinical Psychopharmacology, 8(1), 125-132

16. March, J. S., Conners, C, Arnold, G., Epstein, J., Parker, J., Hinshaw, S., Abikoff, H., Molina, B.,
Wells, K., Newcorn, J., Schuck, S., Pelham, W. E., Hoza, B. (1999). The Multidimensional
Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC): Confirmatory factor analysis in a pediatric ADHD sample Journal of Attention Disorders, 3(2) 85-89
Grant The Role of Human Animal Interaction in Treating Self Esteem, Self Regulation, and Social Skills Deficits in Children with ADHD NIH/NICHD 2010-2015
American Psychological Assoication
International Society for Anthrozoology
Graduate Programs Psychology


Research Centers UC Irvine Child Development Center School
Pediatric Exercise Research Center
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