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. 12 available »

Hoffmire, C.A.; Connolly, H.; Magyar, C.I., & Van Wijngaarden, E. "Sleep disturbances in children with Down syndrome and multiple co-morbidities in New York State." Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2014; 10(4): 411-419.
Roizen, N.J., Magyar, C.I., Kuschner, E.S., Sulkes, S.B., Druschel, C., ,Van Wijngaarden, E., Rodgers, L., Diehl, A., Lowry, R., & Hyman, S.L. "A community cross-sectional survey of medical problems in 440 children with Down syndrome in New York State". The Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; 164: 871-875.
Roizen, N. J., Magyar, C.I., Kuschner, E. S., Sulkes, S. B., Druschel, C., van Wijngaarden, E., Rodgers, L., Diehl, A., Lowry, R. & Hyman, S.L. "A community cross-sectional survey of medical problems in 440 children with Down syndrome in New York State." Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; 164(4): 871-875.
Pandolfi, V., Magyar, C.I., & Norris, M. "Examining the validity of the CBCL 6-18 in the assessment of emotional problems in youth with ASD. DOI: 10.1080/19315864.2014.930547". Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities. 2014; 7((4)): 306-322.
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.

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