Radley Sheldrick, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Health Law, Policy & Management

PhD, Temple University
MA, Temple University
BA, Brown University

Dr. Chris Sheldrick’s research focuses on the science and practice of screening and clinical decision making, spanning from instrument development to implementation and evaluation of screening protocols. Collaborating with Dr. Ellen Perrin, Dr. Sheldrick helped to create the Survey of Wellbeing of Young Children (www.theSWYC.org), a freely-available comprehensive screening instrument for young children. Together, they are now completing a study comparing the accuracy of several developmental and behavioral screening instruments that are prominently used in pediatrics. In addition, Dr. Sheldrick has received training in systems science and decision analysis through a KM1 fellowship. Dr. Sheldrick's current research applies these methods with the goal of helping clinicians improve identify and help children with developmental and behavioral problems in a range of community settings.

Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics (TEAM UP for Children)
11/01/2019 - 05/31/2024 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
Boston Medical Center Corporation Richard/Susan Smith

Testing the impact of early screening on the long-term outcomes of children with ASD
03/09/2020 - 12/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIMH

Perinatal Psychiatry Access Programs: Evaluating Patient-, Provider-, and Program-level Outcomes Across the US
09/30/2021 - 09/29/2023 (Subcontract PI)
University of Massachusetts, Worcester HHS CDC

Optimizing a Paraprofessional, Family Partner Navigation Model for Children
08/01/2018 - 05/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
Boston Medical Center Corporation NIH NIMH

Improving the Part C Early Intervention Service Delivery System for Children with ASD: A Randomized Clinical Trial
06/01/2020 - 03/05/2023 (Subcontract PI)
University of Massachusetts, Boston NIH NIMH

Autism Adaptive Community-based Treatment to Improve Outcomes using Navigators (ACTION) Network
09/07/2017 - 07/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Florida State University NIH NICHD

Pediatrics Supporting Parents, Phase II
03/30/2021 - 12/31/2021 (PI)
Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Pediatric Screening for population health: Linking the Survey of Wellbeing of Young Children with early childhood outcomes
11/01/2017 - 09/30/2021 (PI)
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Addressing Systemic Health Disparities in Early ASD Identification and Treatment
02/01/2017 - 06/30/2021 (Subcontract PI)
University of Massachusetts, Boston NIH NIMH

Addressing Systemic Health Disparities in Early ASD Identification and Treatment
08/08/2017 - 06/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
University of Massachusetts, Boston NIH NIMH

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  1. Schaefer AJ, Mackie T, Veerakumar ES, Sheldrick RC, Moore Simas TA, Valentine J, Cowley D, Bhat A, Davis W, Byatt N. Increasing Access To Perinatal Mental Health Care: The Perinatal Psychiatry Access Program Model. Health Aff (Millwood). 2024 Apr; 43(4):557-566. PMID: 38560809
  2. Sheldrick RC. Randomized Trials vs Real-world Evidence: How Can Both Inform Decision-making? JAMA. 2023 Apr 25; 329(16):1352-1353. PMID: 37097366
  3. Kim J, Sheldrick RC, Gallagher K, Bair-Merritt MH, Durham MP, Feinberg E, Morris A, Cole MB. Association of Integrating Mental Health Into Pediatric Primary Care at Federally Qualified Health Centers With Utilization and Follow-up Care. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Apr 03; 6(4):e239990.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37099297; PMCID: PMC10134009; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.9990;
  4. Sheldrick RC, Marakovitz S, Garfinkel D, Perrin EC, Carter AS. Prevalence and Co-Occurrence of Developmental and Emotional-Behavioral Problems in Young Children. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Apr; 23(3):623-630. PMID: 36417968; PMCID: PMC10149553; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2022.11.008;
  5. Zablotsky B, Black LI, Sheldrick RC, Perrin EC, Blumberg SJ. Assessing the Validity of the Baby Pediatric Symptom Checklist Using a Nationally Representative Household Survey. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Jul; 23(5):939-946. PMID: 36351514; PMCID: PMC10163168; DOI: 10.1016/j.acap.2022.10.022;
  6. Pickard K, Wainer A, Broder-Fingert S, Sheldrick RC, Stahmer AC. Overcoming tensions between family-centered care and fidelity within Early Intervention implementation research. Autism. 2023 Apr; 27(3):858-863. PMID: 36317362
  7. Benheim TS, Murphy JM, Sheldrick RC, Dutta A, Holcomb JM, Hirshfeld-Becker DR, Carter AS, Riobueno-Naylor A, Ver Pault M, Holmén J, Boudreau AA, Jellinek MS, Perrin EC. Screening Infants Through Adolescents for Social/Emotional/Behavioral Problems in a Pediatric Network. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Jul; 23(5):922-930. PMID: 36280038
  8. Schlichting LE, Vivier PM, Berger B, Parrillo D, Sheldrick RC. From Descriptive to Predictive: Linking Early Childhood Developmental and Behavioral Screening Results With Educational Outcomes in Kindergarten. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Apr; 23(3):616-622. PMID: 35940569
  9. Safon CB, Estela MG, Rosenberg J, Feinberg E, Drainoni ML, Morris A, Durham MP, Bair-Merritt M, Sheldrick RC. Implementation of a Novel Pediatric Behavioral Health Integration Initiative. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2023 Jan; 50(1):1-17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35915197
  10. Sheldrick RC, Bair-Merritt MH, Durham MP, Rosenberg J, Tamene M, Bonacci C, Daftary G, Tang MH, Sengupta N, Morris A, Feinberg E. Integrating Pediatric Universal Behavioral Health Care at Federally Qualified Health Centers. Pediatrics. 2022 Apr 01; 149(4).View Related Profiles. PMID: 35347338
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