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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


Dr. Ozonoff's research at the UC Davis MIND Institute focuses on very young children with autism. She is studying the onset of autism in a prospective investigation that follows high-risk infants from birth through age 3. She is also studying risk factors for autistic regression. Dr. Ozonoff’s clinical interests are in the diagnosis and assessment of people with autism spectrum disorders, with specializations in Asperger syndrome and 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 the television news show 60 Minutes. Dr. Ozonoff is a Joint Editor of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Autism Research, Autism Spectrum Quarterly, and Guilford Press.


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


Click here (PDF) for a list of Dr. Ozonoff's publications and academic activities.