Keck School Faculty

Alexis Deavenport-Saman

Alexis Deavenport-Saman

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatrics CHLA
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles

Mediation of Parental Aggravation in the Association Between ADHD Severity and Electronic Media Use: A National Survey of Children's Health Study J Atten Disord. 2023 Oct 31; 10870547231205028. . View in PubMed

Receipt of Behavioral Therapy in Preschool-Age Children with ADHD and Coexisting Conditions: A DBPNet Study J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2023 Sep 26. . View in PubMed

Exploring Racial and Ethnic Differences in Parent-Reported Strengths in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2023 Jun 01. . View in PubMed

Adverse Effects of a-2 Adrenergic Agonists and Stimulants in Preschool-age Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network Study J Pediatr. 2023 06; 257:113325. . View in PubMed

"She Is Stand-Offish Like That": Black Adults' Recognition of Child Behaviors Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2023 09 01; 44(7):e486-e492. . View in PubMed

J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2023 09 01; 44(7):e447-e454. . View in PubMed

Effects of Sex, Race, and Ethnicity on Primary and Subspecialty Healthcare Use by Autistic Children in Florida: A Longitudinal Retrospective Cohort Study (2012-2018) Res Autism Spectr Disord. 2022 Jun; 94. . View in PubMed

Association of Coexisting Conditions, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Medication Choice, and Likelihood of Improvement in Preschool-Age Children: A Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network Study J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2022 08; 32(6):328-336. . View in PubMed

Health Equity and Enrollment in Preventive Parenting Programs: A Qualitative Study of Filipino Parents Evid Based Pract Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2022; 7(2):245-259. . View in PubMed

Sex Differences in Co-occurring Conditions Among Autistic Children and Youth in Florida: A Retrospective Cohort Study (2012-2019) J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Oct; 51(10):3759-3765. . View in PubMed

A pilot project: handwashing educational intervention decreases incidence of respiratory and diarrheal illnesses in a rural Malawi orphanage Glob Health Promot. 2021 09; 28(3):14-22. . View in PubMed

Risk Factors for Parenting Stress in Parents of Children Treated with Laser Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome 2 Years Postpartum Am J Perinatol. 2021 07; 38(9):944-951. . View in PubMed

Not just at school: Inclusion of children with autism spectrum disorder in a weight management program in a community pediatric setting Autism. 2021 04; 25(3):642-655. . View in PubMed

Effect of home environment on academic achievement in child protective service-involved children: Results from the second national survey of child and adolescent well-being study Child Abuse Negl. 2021 01; 111:104806. . View in PubMed

Navigating School-Based Special Education Services: A Self-Paced Virtual Learning Module MedEdPORTAL. 2021 02 24; 17:11108. . View in PubMed

a2-Adrenergic Agonists or Stimulants for Preschool-Age Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder JAMA. 2021 05 25; 325(20):2067-2075. . View in PubMed

Preschool Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Telephone Medication Management at Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric Network Sites J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2021 08 01; 42(6):481-484. . View in PubMed

Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Developmental Delay at Age 2: A Diverse Population-Based Longitudinal Study Matern Child Health J. 2020 Oct; 24(10):1267-1277. . View in PubMed

Racial/ethnic minority children recently placed in the child welfare system: the impact of sociodemographic, medical and mental health factors on overweight /obesity Soc Work Health Care. 2020 08; 59(7):499-512. . View in PubMed

Assessing the Quality of the Systems of Care for Children with Congenital Zika Virus Infection and Other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in the United States Pacific Island Territories Hawaii J Health Soc Welf. 2020 09 01; 79(9):279-284. . View in PubMed

Rapid Response and Code Events in Hospitalized Children on Home Mechanical Ventilation Respir Care. 2019 Dec; 64(12):1461-1468. . View in PubMed

Safely surrendered infants in Los Angeles County: A medically vulnerable population Child Care Health Dev. 2019 11; 45(6):861-866. . View in PubMed

Early Childhood Obesity Among Underserved Families: A Multilevel Community-Academic Partnership Am J Public Health. 2019 04; 109(4):593-596. . View in PubMed

Effect of personal activity trackers on weight loss in families enrolled in a comprehensive behavioral family-lifestyle intervention program in the Federally Qualified Health Center setting: a randomized controlled trial Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2017 Sep; 7:86-94. . View in PubMed

Parent-Reported Strengths in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Time of an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic Evaluation J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 38(3):181-186. . View in PubMed

Milestones and controversies in maternal and child health: examining a brief history of micronutrient fortification in the US J Perinatol. 2017 11; 37(11):1180-1184. . View in PubMed

Matern Child Health J. 2016 Feb; 20(2):306-14. . View in PubMed

In: Rubin L, Merrick M, Greydanus DE, Patel DR, edsHealth Care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. Spina bifida. 2016; 847-872. . View in PubMed

Retrospective study of cumulative diagnostic radiation exposure during childhood in patients with spina bifida Disabil Health J. 2015 Oct; 8(4):642-5. . View in PubMed

Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Pediatric Weight Management: An interprofessional team makes a difference. 2015; 1:53-54. . View in PubMed

Testing the Transition Preparation Training Program: Well-being of relationships outcomes J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2015; 8(3):235-46. . View in PubMed

J Pediatr Rehabil Med Preliminary Findings: Descriptive Analysis of HCT Services Provided to Adolescents and Emerging Adults with Spina Bifida. 2015; 8:260-261. . View in PubMed

J Acad Nutr Diet Developing Healthy Habits Through Exploration: Preschoolers and a trip to the supermarket. 2015; 115:A-68. . View in PubMed

In Rio LM: The hormone factor in mental health: Bridging the mind-body gap Child and adolescent hormonal health. 2014. . View in PubMed

Early identification of young children with hearing loss in federally qualified health centers J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Jan; 34(1):15-21. . View in PubMed

Closing the gap in mammogram screening: an experimental intervention among low-income Hispanic women in community health clinics Health Educ Behav. 2011 Oct; 38(5):452-61. . View in PubMed

Health Beliefs of Low- income Hispanic Women: A Disparity in Mammogram Screening Am J Health Stud. 2010; 25:92-101. . View in PubMed

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