Archived Publications


Loi, E. C.*, Clemson, K. E., Ashland, M. D., Marchman, V. A., Fernald, A., Feldman, H. M. Quality of Caregiver-Child Play Interactions with Toddlers Born Preterm and Full Term: Antecedents and Language OutcomeEarly Human Development, 2017 Dec; 115-110-117. PMID: 29111418. PMCID: PMC5689464.

Dodson, C. K.*, Travis, K. E., Ben Shachar, M., Feldman, H. M. White matter microstructure of 6-year old children born preterm and full termNeuroimage-Clinical, 2017, August 8; 16:268-275 eCollection 2017. PMID: 28840098. PMCID: PMC5558468.

Salinas, M.*, Perez-Grandados, D. R., Feldman, H. M.Huffman, L. C. Beyond immigrant status: Book-sharing in low-income Mexican-American familiesJournal of Early Childhood Research. 2017;15(1): 17-33

Travis, K. E., Adams, J. N.*, Kovachy, V. N., Ben-Shachar, M., Feldman, H. M. White matter properties differ in 6-year old Readers and Pre-readersBrain structure & function. 2017; 222(4):1685-1703. PMID: 27631434, PMCID: PMC5352545.

Adams, K. A., Marchman, V. A., Loi, E. C.*, Ashland, M. D., Fernald, A., Feldman, H. M. Caregiver Talk and Medical Risk as Predictors of Language Outcomes in Full Term and Preterm ToddlersChild Development. 2017; PMID: 28452393.

Loi, E. C.*, Marchman, V. A., Fernald, A., Feldman, H. M. Using Eye Movements to Assess Language Comprehension in Toddlers Born Preterm and Full TermThe Journal of Pediatrics. 2017; 180:124-129. PMID:27816220, PMCID: PMC5183474

Feldman, H. M. Reading in Children with Developmental Disorders. In: A. Galuburda, F. Hoeft, N. Gaab. Dyslexia and Neuroscience:The Geschwind - Galaburda Hypothesis 30 years laterThe Dyslexia Foundation Annual 2016 Meeting.  Baltimore MD: Brooks Publishing, October 2017


Loe, I. M., & Feldman, H. M. (2016). The Effect of Bilingual Exposure on Executive Function Skills in Preterm and Full-Term PreschoolersJ Dev Behav Pediatr.

Marchman, V. A., Adams, K. A., Loi, E. C., Fernald, A., & Feldman, H. M. (2016). Early language processing efficiency predicts later receptive vocabulary outcomes in children born preterm. Child Neuropsychol, 22(6), 649-665.

Travis, K. E., Leitner, Y., Ben-Shachar, M., Yeom, K. W., & Feldman, H. M. (2016). Case Series: Fractional Anisotropy Profiles of the Cerebellar Peduncles in Adolescents Born Preterm With Ventricular DilationJ Child Neurol, 31(3), 321-327.

Wallenstein, M. B., Birnie, K. L., Arain, Y. H., Yang, W., Yamada, N. K., Huffman, L. C., . . . Stevenson, D. K. (2016). Failed endotracheal intubation and adverse outcomes among extremely low birth weight infantsJ Perinatol, 36(2), 112-115.

Hubner, L. M., Feldman, H. M., & Huffman, L. C. (2016). Parent-Reported Shared Decision Making: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Neurodevelopmental DisordersJ Dev Behav Pediatr, 37(1), 20-32.

Travis, K. E., Ben-Shachar, M., Myall, N. J., & Feldman, H. M. (2016). Variations in the neurobiology of reading in children and adolescents born full term and pretermNeuroimage Clin, 11, 555-565.

Travis, K. E., Adams, J. N., Kovachy, V. N., Ben-Shachar, M., & Feldman, H. M. (2016). White matter properties differ in 6-year old Readers and Pre-readersBrain Struct Funct.


Travis K. E.*, Golden N. H., Feldman H. M., Solomon M., Nguyen J., Mezer A., Yeatman J. D., Dougherty R. F. Abnormal White Matter Properties in Adolescent Girls with Anorexia Nervosa. Neuroimage-Clinical, 2015 Oct 23;9:648-59.

Travis K. E.*, Adams J. N., Ben-Shachar M., Feldman H. M. Decreased and Increased Anisotropy along Major Cerebral White Matter Tracts in Preterm Children and Adolescents. PLoSONE, 10(11):e0142860.

Wallenstein, M., Birnie, K., Arain, Y., Yang, W., Yamada, N., Huffman, L. C., Palma, J., Chock, V., Shaw, G., Stevenson, D. K. Failed endotracheal intubation and adverse outcomes among extremely low birth weight infants. Journal of Perinatology. 2016 Feb;36(2):112-5. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Loi, E. C., Buysse, C. A., Price, K. S., Jaramillo, T. M., Pico, E. L., Hansen, A. B., Feldman, H. M. Myofascial structural integration therapy on gross motor function and gait of young children with spastic cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial. Front Pediatr, 3:74.

Anoshiravani, A., Saynina, O., Chamberlain, L., Goldstein, B. A., Huffman, L. C., Wang, N. E., & Wise, P. H. (2015). Mental Illness Drives Hospitalizations for Detained California Youth. J Adolesc Health.

Loe, I. M., Chatav, M., & Alduncin, N. (2015). Complementary assessments of executive function in preterm and full-term preschoolers. Child Neuropsychol, 21(3), 331-353.

Feldman, H. M., Blum, N. J., Gahman, A. E., Shults, J., & Committee, D. B. S. (2015). Diagnosis of Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder by Developmental Pediatricians in Academic Centers: A DBPNet Study. Acad Pediatr, 15(3), 282-288.

Kovachy, V. N., Adams, J. N., Tamaresis, J. S., & Feldman, H. M. (2015). Reading abilities in school-aged preterm children: a review and meta-analysis. Dev Med Child Neurol, 57(5), 410-419.

Travis, K. E.*, Leitner, Y., Feldman, H. M., & Ben-Shachar, M. (2015). Cerebellar white matter pathways are associated with reading skills in children and adolescents. Hum Brain Mapp, 36(4), 1536-1553.

Salinas, M., Perez-Grandados, D. R., Feldman, H. M., & Huffman, L. C. (2015). Beyond immigrant status: Book-sharing in low-income Mexican-American families.  Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2015, 1-17.

Feldman, H. M., Buysse, C. A., Hubner, L. M., Huffman, L. C., & Loe, I. M. (2015). Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs. J Dev Behav Pediatr.

Adams, J. N., Feldman, H. M., Huffman, L. C., & Loe, I. M. (2015). Sensory processing in preterm preschoolers and its association with executive function. Early Hum Dev, 91(3), 227-233.

Wusthoff, C. J., & Loe, I. M. (2015). Impact of bilirubin-induced neurologic dysfunction on neurodevelopmental outcomes. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med, 20(1), 52-57.

Leitner, Y., Travis, K. E., Ben-Shachar, M., Yeom, K. W., & Feldman, H. M. (2015). Tract Profiles of the Cerebellar White Matter Pathways in Children and Adolescents. Cerebellum.


Kovachy, VN, Adams, JN, Tamaresis, JS, & Feldman, HM. (2014). Reading abilities in school-aged preterm children: a review and meta-analysis. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Dec.

Travis, KE, Leitner, Y, Feldman, HM, & Ben-Shachar, M. (2014). Cerebellar white matter pathways are associated with reading skills in children and adolescents. Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Dec. 

Hansen AB, Price KS, Loi EC, Buysse CA, Jaramillo TM, Pico EL, Feldman HM. Gait changes following myofascial structural integration (Rolfing) observed in 2 children with cerebral palsy. J Evid Based Complimentary Altern Med. 2014 Oct;19(4):297-300.

Loe IM, Feldman HM, Huffman LC. Executive function mediates effects of gestational age on functional outcomes and behavior in preschoolers. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Jun;35(5):322.33.

Alduncin N,Huffman LC, Feldman HM, Loe IM. Executive function is associated with social competence in preschool-aged children born preterm or full term. Early Human Dev. 2014 Jun;90(6):299-306.

Nayfack, AM, Huffman, LC, Feldman, HM, Chan, J, Saynina, O, & Wise, PH (2014). Hospitalizations of children with autism increased from 1999 to 2009. J Autism Dev Disord, 44(5), 1087-1094. 

Loe IM. Complementary assessments of executive function in preterm and full-term preschoolers. Chatav M, Alduncin N. Child Neuropsychol. 2014 Apr 22:1-23.

Feldman HM, Reiff MI. Clinical practice. Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents .N Engl J Med. 2014 Feb 27:370(9):838-46.

Reiff MI, Feldman HM. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: the solution or the problem? J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2014 Jan:35(1):68-70.


Durand, V. N., Loe, I. M., Yeatman, J. D., & Feldman, H. M. (2013). Effects of early language, speech, and cognition on later reading: a mediation analysis. Front Psychol. 2013 Sep;4: 586.

Wiley, S., Schonfeld, D.J., Fredstrom, B., Huffman, L.C. Research training of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics fellows: A survey of fellowship directors by Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug;34(6):406-13.

Ablow, J.C., Marks, A.K., Feldman, S.S., Huffman, L.C. Associations between first-time expectant women's representations of attachment and their physiological reactivity to infant cry. Child Dev. 2013 Jul-Aug;84(4):1373-91.

Myall NJ, Yeom KW, Yeatman JD, Gaman-Bean S, Feldman HM, Case Report: Fractional Anisotropy Along the Trajectory of Selected White Matter Tracts in Adolescents Born Preterm with Ventricular Dilatation, J Child Neurol. 2013 Jun;28(6):774-80.

Klaiman, C., Huffman, L., Masaki, L., Elliott, G.R. Tetrahydrobiopterin as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2013 Jun;23(5):320-8.

Loe IM, Lee ES, Feldman HM. Attention and internalizing behaviors in relation to white matter in children born preterm. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2013 Apr;34(3):156-64.

Yeatman JD and Feldman HMNeural Plasticity After Pre-Linguistic Injury to the Arcuate and Superior Longitudinal Fasciculi. Cortex, 2013, 49 (1).


Yeatman JD, Dougherty RF, Myall NJ, Wandell BA, Feldman HMTract Profiles of White Matter Properties: Automating Fiber Tract Quantification. PLoS One, 2012 Nov 14.

Feldman HM, Lee ES, Yeatman JD, Yeom KW.  Language and reading skills in school-aged children and adolescents born preterm are associated with white matter properties on Diffusion Tensor Imaging.  Neuropsychologia, 2012, 50 (14) 3348-3362.

Feldman HM, Lee ES, Loe IM, Yeom KW, Grill-Spector K, Luna B.  White Matter Microstructure on Diffusion Tensor Imaging is Associated with Conventional MRI Findings and Cognitive Function in Adolescents born Preterm. Dev Med Child Neurol, 2012, 54(9) 809-814.

Blum NJ, Feldman HM, Barbaresi WJ, Schonfeld DJ, Hansen RL, Forrest, CB. Clinical, Translational, and Health Services. Research Priorities for DBP: A DBPNet consensus study. J Dev Behav Pediatr, 2012, 33: 509-516.

Loe IM, Luna B, Bledsoe I, Fritz BL, Feldman HM. Oculomotor Assessments of Executive Function in Preterm Children. J Pediatr. 2012 Sep;161(3): 427-433.  

Agras, W.S., Hammer, L.D., Huffman, L.C., Mascola, A., Bryson, S.W., Danaher, C. Improving healthy eating in families with a toddler at risk for overweight: a cluster randomized controlled trial. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012 Sep;33(7):529-34.

Huffman, L.C., Wang, N.E., Saynina, O. Wren, F., Wise, P.H., Horwitz, S.M. Predictors of hospitalization after an emergency department visit for California youths with psychiatric disorders. Psychiatric Services. 63(9):896-905, 2012

Tang BG, Feldman HM, Huffman LC, Kagawa KJ, Gould JB.  Missed Opportunities in the Referral of High-Risk Infants to Early Intervention. Pediatrics,2012;129(6):1027-1034.

Hansen AB, Price KS, Feldman HMMyofascial structural integraton: A promising complementary therapy for young children with spastic cerebral palsy. JEBCAM,2012'17:131-135.

Barde LHF, Yeatman JD, Lee ES, Glover G, Feldman HMDifferences in neural activation between preterm and full-term adolescents on a sentence comprehension task: Implications for educational accommodations. Dev Cogn Neurosci 2012 Feb 15;2(Suppl 1):S114-128.  

Loe IM, Lee, ES, Luna, B, Feldman HM. Executive function skills are associated with reading and parent-rated child function in children born prematurely. Early Hum Dev,2012 Feb;88(2):111-118.  


Subcommittee on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Steering Committee on Quality Improvement and Management, Wolraich M, Brown L, Brown RT, ... Feldman HM, ... Visser S. ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics, 2011 Nov;128(5):1007-1022.

Gonzalez, A., Moore, P.S., Garcia, A.M., Thienemann, M., Huffman, L.C. Activation during observed parent-child interactions with anxious youths: A pilot study. J Psychopathol Behav Assess. 2011 Jun;33(2):159-170.

Loe IM, Lee ES, Luna B, Feldman HM. Behavior Problems of 9-16 Year Old Preterm Children: Biological, Sociodemographic, and Intellectual Contributions. Early Hum Dev,2011 Apr;87(4):247-252.

Lee ES, Yeatman JD, Luna B, Feldman HMSpecific Language and Reading Skills in School-Aged Children and Adolescents are Associated with Prematurity after Controlling for IQNeuropsychologia,2011 Apr;49(5):906-913.

Huffman LC, Sutcliffe T, Duchicela Tanner IS, and Feldman HMManagement of Symptoms in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: A Comprehensive Review of Pharmacologic and Complementary-Alternative Medicine Treatments.  J Dev Behav Pediatr,2011 Jan;32(1):56-68


Yeatman JD, Ben-Shachar M, Glover GH, Feldman HM. Individual Differences in Auditory Sentence Comprehension in Children: An Exploratory Event-Related Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Investigation. Brain Lang,2010 Aug;114(2):72-79.

Frye, R.E., Huffman, L.C., Elliott, G.R. Tetrahydrobiopterin as a novel therapeutic intervention for autism. Neurotherapeutics. 7(3):241-9, 2010

Javier, J.R., Huffman, L.C., Mendoza, F.S., Wise, P.H. Children with special health care needs: How immigrant status is related to health care access, health care utilization, and health status. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 14(4):567-79, 2010

Chamberlain, L.J., Chan, J., Mahlow, P., Huffman, L.C., Chan, K., Wise, P.H. Variation in specialty care hospitalization for children with chronic conditions in California. Pediatrics. Jun; 125(6):1190-9, 2010.

Andrews JS, Ben-Shachar M, Yeatman JD, Flom LL, Luna B, Feldman HMReading Performance Correlates with White-Matter Properties in preterm and Term Children.  Dev Med Child Neurol,2010 Jun;52(6):e94-e100.

Feldman HM, Yeatman JD, Lee ES, Barde LH, Gaman-Bean S.  Diffusion Tensor Imaging: a review for pediatric researchers and clinicians. J Dev Behav Pediatr,2010 May;31(4):346-56.  

Javier, J.R., Lahiff, M., Ferrer, R.R., Huffman, L.C. Examining depressive symptoms and use of counseling in the past year among Filipino and non-Hispanic white adolescents in California. Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics. May; 31(4):295-303, 2010

Weintraub, D.L., Rodgers, M.A., Botcheva, L., Loeb, A., Knight, R., Ortega, K., Heymach, B., Sandel, M., Huffman, L.C. Pilot study of medical-legal partnership to address social and legal needs of patients. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. May; 21(2 Suppl):157-68, 2010.

Huffman, L.C., Brat, G.A., Chamberlain, L.J., Wise, P.H. Impact of managed care on publicly insured children with special health care needs. Academic Pediatrics. Jan-Feb; 10(1):48-55, 2010


Yeatman JD, Ben Shachar M, Bammer R, Feldman HM. Using Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Fiber Tracking to Characterize Diffuse Perinatal White Matter Injury: A Case Report. J Child Nerol,2009 Jul;24(7):795-800.  

Loe IM, Feldman HM, Yasui E, and Luna B.  Oculomotor Performance Identifies Underlying Cognitive Deficits in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 2009 Apr;48(4):431-440.

Tevorosky EG, Bickel JO, Feldman HMFunctional characteristics of children diagnosed with Childhood Apraxia of Speech. Disabil Rehabil,2009;31(2):94-102.  

Hall, S.S., Lightbody, A., Huffman, L.C., Lazzaroni, L.C., Reiss, A.L. Physiological correlates of social avoidance behavior in children and adolescents with fragile X syndrome. J Am Acad Adolesc Psychiatry, 48(3):320-9, 2009.