Grace Mucci, PhD, is a board-certified pediatric neuropsychologist and coordinator of the Neuropsychology Program at CHOC Children’s 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.
Neuropsychological assessment of childhood cancer, epilepsy, metabolic disorders, learning disabilities, and attention deficit disorders.
Neurocognitive effects of cancer and neurological disorders
CHOC Children’s Pediatric Psychology
1120 W La Veta Ave 470
Orange, CA 92868
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.
In this segment of American Health Journal, Grace Mucci, PhD at CHOC Children's, tells us about concussions in children & what symptoms you should look for.