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Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. Gerald A. Maguire

Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Officer, Graduate Medical Education
Chair of Psychiatry
Health Sciences Clinical Professor - Psychiatry

Dr. Gerald A. Maguire

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Riverside, CA 92501
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Education and Training

  • Residency, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
  • M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.S., Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, Davis, California
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Dr. Gerald A. Maguire, M.D., joined the UCR School of Medicine in July 2014. As chair of the psychiatry program, he supervises residents in the psychiatry training partnership between the UCR School of Medicine and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health. He provides direct supervision of the residents in the community psychiatry setting and oversight of the educational program including scheduling and didactics.

Maguire came to UCR from UC Irvine, where he served as a faculty member, training director in psychiatry, and most recently, senior associate dean.

He has been named as one of the Best Doctors in America six times and is well-published in numerous psychiatric journals.

He is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and serves on the boards of the National Stuttering Association and International Stuttering Association.

Research Interests

Maguire's research interests include the medical treatments of stuttering and the pharmacologic treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder and Alzheimer's dementia.


  • Best Doctors in America—2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • Orange County Physician of Excellence—2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • Conference Dedication: National Stuttering Association. Cleveland, OH July 7-11, 2010.
  • Faculty Service Award, as named by the UCI Medical Students, for service to the medical
    students and residents, 2005-2006.
  • Excellence in Teaching, as named by the UCI Medical Students, 2003-2004.
  • Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Teacher at UC Irvine Medical Center (as named by the
    UC Irvine Medical Students) 2003-2004.
  • Co-Teacher of the Year, Department of Psychiatry 1997-1998, 1999-2000, 2001-2002.
  • Teacher of the Year, Department of Psychiatry 1995-1996, 1996-1997.

Selected Publications

  • Maguire G, Franklin D, Vatakis NG, Morgenshtern E, Denko T, Yaruss JS, Spotts C, Davis, L,
    Davis, A, Fox, P, Soni P, Blomgren M, Silverman A, Riley G., Exploratory Randomized Clinical
    Study of Pagoclone in Persistent Developmental Stuttering: The EXPRESS Trial. Journal of
    Clinical Psychopharmacology, February 2010. Volume 30, Number 1.
  • Maguire GA, Viele SN, Agarwal S, Handler E, Franklin D. Stuttering Onset Associated with
    Streptococcal Infection: A Case to Suggest Stuttering as PANDAS. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry.
    November 2010. Volume 22 (4), 283.
  • Maguire G, Kirsten J, Franklin D. Asenapine in the Treatment of Stuttering. American Journal of
    Psychiatry. June 2011. 168 (6), 651..
  • Maguire GA, Yeh CY, Ito BS. An Overview of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Stuttering. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine. May 2012;4(2):92-97.
  • Maguire GA, Ngo, J, Fonsworth PK, Doan J, Birch JA, Fineman I. Alleviation of Developmental
    Stuttering Following Deep Brain Stimulation of the Ventral Intermediate Nucleus of the Thalamus.
    American Journal of Psychiatry. July 2012. 169;7 759-760.
  • Maguire G, Bird A. Gabapentin for the Treatment of Acquired Neurogenic Stuttering. Annals of
    Clinical Psychiatry. August 2012:24(3)240.
  • Warren CR, Serrato JJ, Maguire GA. Off-Label Uses of Second-Generation Antipsychotic Drugs.
    Taiwanese Journal of Psychiatry. October 2012:26(3);162-176

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