Katie Schmarder

(They, them)

Graduate Student

Email: kschmard@fiu.edu

Program: Clinical Science

Mentor: Erica Musser

Keywords: ADHD, children and adolescents, emotion regulation, substance use

Research Areas

Katie's research interests involve investigating the impact of emotion dysregulation on invidividuals with ADHD, and how interventions can better support socioemotional functioning in children and adolescents with ADHD. They are also interested in the role that emotion dysregulation plays in the heightened prevalence of substance use and substance use disorders in the ADHD population as compared to typically developing individuals, as well as how treatment can better address these concerns.


  • FIU Clinical Science PhD Program
  • BS, Psychology, College of Charleston