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UC Davis MIND Institute

UC Davis MIND Institute

Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D.

Endowed Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis MIND Institute
2825 50th Street, Room 2343
Sacramento, CA 95817   

Phone:  916-703-0259
Email:  sozonoff@ucdavis.edu

 

Sally Ozonoff, Ph.D. is an Endowed Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  Her current research focuses on very young children with autism, infant diagnosis, and recurrence risk.  She is studying the onset of autism in a prospective investigation that follows high-risk infants from birth through age 3.  She is also developing a new video-based measure to screen for autism in infancy.  Dr. Ozonoff is a licensed Clinical Psychologist.  Her clinical interests are in the diagnosis and assessment of autism spectrum disorder, with specializations in infant and adult diagnosis.  Dr. Ozonoff has written over a hundred peer-reviewed publications and chapters on these topics, as well as three books.  Her work has been showcased on 60 Minutes, National Public Radio, and the NBC Nightly News.  Dr. Ozonoff is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatrand serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and Autism Research. 

Education

B.A., Psychology, Cornell University, 1983
M.S., Child Clinical Psychology, University of Denver, 1987
Ph.D., Child Clinical Psychology, University of Denver, 1991