Nicole Stadnick, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry

Contact Information

UC San Diego
Department of Psychiatry
9500 Gilman Drive (MC 0812)
La Jolla, CA 92093-0812
T: (858) 966-7703 x7101
F: (858) 966-7704
nstadnic@ucsd.edu

Biography

Nicole Stadnick, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor and licensed psychologist at the University of California, San Diego. Her research aims to examine the effectiveness and implementation of evidence-based practices for children with mental health and developmental concerns served in community-based settings. She has received NIH-funded fellowships from the Child, Intervention, Prevention, and Services Research Mentoring Network (2015-2016) and the Implementation Research Institute (2017-2019). Her current work is supported by a NIMH Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23MH110602) that aims to adapt and implement an integrated care model for children with autism spectrum disorder and psychiatric comorbidities.

Research Interests

  • Caregiver-mediated interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder
  • Implementation of evidence-based practices in children’s mental health services 
  • Pediatric integrated care

Research and Clinical Focus

Dr. Stadnick is the principal investigator of the NIMH-funded, ATTAIN (“Access to Tailored Autism Integrated Care) Study, a mixed-methods study aiming to adapt and implement an integrated mental health care model for children with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring mental health concerns. She has clinical experience conducting child psychodiagnostic evaluations and delivering empirically supported individual, parent-mediated, and group interventions to youth with developmental and mental health disorders. Her current research and clinical interests include implementation of evidence-based practices to improve systems of care for children with mental health needs.

Publications

  1. Stadnick, N., Chlebowski, C., Baker-Ericzén, M., Dyson, M., Garland, A., & Brookman-Frazee, L. (2016). Psychiatric comorbidity in autism spectrum disorder: Correspondence between mental health clinician report and structured parent interview. Autism. PMID: 27407039. 
  2. Stadnick, N., Haine-Schlagel, R., & Martinez, J. (2016). Using observational assessment to help identify factors associated with parent participation engagement in community-based child mental health services. Child Youth Care Forum, 45(5): 745-758. PMID: 27587943. 
  3. Brookman-Frazee, L., Stadnick, N., Roesch, S., Regan, J., Barnett, M., Bando, L., Innes-Gomberg, D., & Lau, A. (2016). Measuring sustainment of multiple practices fiscally mandated in children's mental health services. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 43(6): 1009-1022. PMID: 27020796. 
  4. Stadnick, N., Brookman-Frazee, L., Williams, K. N., Cerda, G., & Akshoomoff, N. (2015). A pilot study examining the use of the autism diagnostic observation schedule in community-based mental health clinics. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 20, 39-46. 
  5. Stadnick, N., Stahmer, A., & Brookman-Frazee, L. (2015). Preliminary effectiveness of Project ImPACT: A parent-mediated intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder delivered in a community program. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(7), 2092-2104.

Current Projects

K23MH110602  (NIMH) Adapting and Implementing an Integrated Care Model for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Psychiatric Comorbidity