Micah Mazurek serves as the director of UVA’s Supporting Transformative Autism Research (STAR) program, and director of the Blue Ridge Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Blue Ridge LEND) program. She has broad clinical experience in psychological assessment and intervention, with specific expertise in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She has also been active in efforts to enhance quality of care through training, capacity-building, and development and dissemination of best-practice autism guidelines and toolkits, and currently directs the Virginia Autism LINKS project.
Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Defense, Autism Speaks, the Simons Foundation, and other agencies. Mazurek's current research projects focus on the development of new tools for outcome assessment, new models for intervention, and new methods of enhancing access to care for underserved populations. Additional projects focus on addressing co-occurring problems in children with autism (e.g., sensory problems, sleep problems, anxiety, and aggression), and on understanding screen-based technology use in children and adults with autism.
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2004
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2000
B.A., Yale University, 1998