Micah Mazurek, Ph.D.

Micah Mazurek, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Psychology in the School of Health Professions at MU, and a clinical child psychologist at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Dr. Mazurek received her BA in psychology from Yale University, and her MA and PhD in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed her clinical internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she trained in a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program. Dr. Mazurek has over 12 years of experience in psychological assessment and intervention, as well as specific expertise in evidence-based evaluation and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Mazurek has also served in leadership positions relevant to this work, including serving as Assistant Director of Clinical Services at the MU Assessment and Consultation Clinic, and serving as Director of Intervention Services and Associate Director of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
Dr. Mazurek’s research interests have focused on rehabilitation outcomes among individuals with disabilities, treatment outcomes in ASD, and social/emotional development of children with ASD. This research has resulted in a number of peer-reviewed publications, interdisciplinary collaborations, and grant-funded projects. Dr. Mazurek has a number of active research projects, focusing generally around two main themes: 1) understanding characteristics of social and emotional development among children with ASD, and 2) developing and evaluating new models for intervention and outcome measurement for ASD.