Dr. Grace Mucci, Neuropsychology

Dr. Grace Mucci, Neuropsychology

  • Grace Mucci PhD
  • Appointments:
  • Specialties: Neuropsychology, Psychology
  • Board Certified: Neuropsychology
  • Additional Languages: English

Grace Mucci, PhD, is a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist and coordinator of the Neuropsychology Program at CHOC where she serves as a clinical liaison to the CHOC Neuroscience Institute and Neuro-Oncology Program. She is involved in supervising neuropsychology practicum students, pre-doctoral interns and post-doctoral fellows, as well as several research projects involving the neurocognitive effects of epilepsy and the long-term neurocognitive effects of cancer

Dr. Mucci is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in psychology and is a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology and serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Clinical Interests

Neuropsychological assessment of childhood cancer, epilepsy, metabolic disorders, learning disabilities, and attention deficit disorders.

Research Focus

Neurocognitive effects of cancer and neurological disorders

Grace Mucci PhD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange .


CHOC Pediatric Psychology
1120 W La Veta Ave, Suite 470
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-509-8481
fax: 714-509-8756


  •  California School of Professional Psychology
    Alliant University, Alameda, CA
  • California School of Professional Psychology
    Alliant University, M.S., Clinical Psychology
  • California School of Professional Psychology
    Alliant University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Residency
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, CA
  • Fellowship
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, Ca

Research and Publications

Modi, A., Junger, K., Mara, C., Kellermann, T., Barrett, L., Wagner, J., Mucci, G., Bailey, L., Almane, D., Guilfoyle, S., Urso, L., Hater, B., Hustzi, H., Smith, G., Herrmann, B., Perry, M., Zupanc, M. and Varni, J. (2017). Validation of the PedsQL Epilepsy Module: A pediatric epilepsy-specific health-related quality of life measure. Epilepsia. doi:10.1111/epi.13875

Mucci, G., Lesyshyn, R., Grossman, L., Saiz, A., DeLuco, T., & Shen, W. (2017). Pediatric medulloblastoma: a case of recurrent disease and resiliency. Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology, doi:10.1007/s40817-017-0032-5

Veenstra, A., Riley, J., Barrett, L., Muhonen, M., Zupanc, M., Romain, J., Lin, J., & Mucci, G. (2016). The impact of bilingualism on working memory in pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior, 55, pp. 6-10.

Stiles, A. R., Venturoni, L., Mucci, G., Elbalalesy, N., Woontner, M., Goodman, S., & Abdenur, J. E. (2015). New Cases of DHTKD1 Mutations in Patients with 2-Ketoadipic Aciduria. JIMD Reports.

Mucci, G. & Torno, L. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of Long Term Care of the Childhood Cancer Survivor. Edited Publication. New York: Springer.



Neuropsychologist Grace Mucci explains how to manage a concussion
Concussion Management: Grace Mucci

In this segment of American Health Journal, Grace Mucci, PhD at CHOC, tells us about concussions in children & what symptoms you should look for.