Caroline I. Magyar, Ph.D.

Caroline I. Magyar, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Administrative: (585) 275-6605

Research Bio

Dr. Magyar conducts research in the area of psychological assessment. Valid and reliable assessment measures are essential for accurate diagnosis, to inform treatment and educational plans, for progress monitoring, and to measure outcomes in psychological research. Currently, Dr. Magyar's work focuses on evaluating the psychometric properties of measures used for evaluating emotional and behavioral disorders in youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and on measures used for diagnosing ASD in other developmental disabilities, such as Down syndrome.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 8 available »

2012 Feb
Magyar CI, Pandolfi V, Dill CA. "An initial evaluation of the Social Communication Questionnaire for the assessment of autism spectrum disorders in children with Down syndrome." Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP.. 2012 Feb; 33(2):134-45.
Magyar C.I., Pandolfi V. "Considerations for establishing a multi-tiered problem-solving model for students with autism and emotional-behavioral disorders." Psychology in the Schools, Special Edition (available on-line). DOI: 10.1002/pits.21645. 2012; .
Pandolfi V, Magyar CI, Dill CA. "An Initial Psychometric Evaluation of the CBCL 6-18 in a Sample of Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders." Research in autism spectrum disorders.. 2012 6(1):96-108.
2010 Sep
Pandolfi V, Magyar CI, Dill CA. "Constructs assessed by the GARS-2: factor analysis of data from the standardization sample." Journal of autism and developmental disorders.. 2010 Sep; 40(9):1118-30.
2009 Jul
Pandolfi V, Magyar CI, Dill CA. "Confirmatory factor analysis of the child behavior checklist 1.5-5 in a sample of children with autism spectrum disorders." Journal of autism and developmental disorders.. 2009 Jul; 39(7):986-95. Epub 2009 Mar 05.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical/School Psychology | Hofstra University1997
MA | Applied Behavioral Technology | Adelphi University1989
BA | Psychology | SUNY at Stony Brook1986
AAS | Arts and Sciences | SUNY at Farmingdale1983
Fellow | Clinical Psychology | Institute for Behavior TherapyAttended 1996 - 1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Internship in Psychology at Institute for Behavior Therapy09/01/1996 - 08/30/1997