Christy Ling Hom

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Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior
School of Medicine

Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2002, Clinical Psychology
M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1998, Clinical Psychology
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1994, Psychology

Phone: (714) 456-2927
Fax: (714) 456-5112

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Dr. South
Route 88
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Traumatic Brain Injury
Academic Distinctions
Dr. Christy Hom is a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist. She completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a post-doctoral fellowship in health psychology at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. She was trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University. She was the Associate Director of the UC Irvine Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Clinic from 2007-2015, and is currently the senior neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. She has been involved in multiple research studies including the Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Consortium of Down Syndrome (a $37 million grant funded by the National Institutes of Health), as well studies that examine the effects of multisensory stimulation on cognition among children with autism spectrum disorders, childhood maltreatment and depression, and the normal aging process in healthy adults. Dr. Hom’s clinical services include the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and traumatic brain injury.
Professional Societies
National Academy of Neuropsychology
American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
American Psychological Association
Trisomy 21 Research Society
Other Experience
Fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese

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