Stephany Cox is a pediatric neuropsychologist who conducts comprehensive neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents with medical conditions that affect brain development. Her expertise includes congenital heart disease; neonatal injuries; genetic disorders; extreme prematurity; pediatric cancer; and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
In addition, Dr. Cox serves as co-director of the UCSF Healthy Hearts and Minds (H2M) Program, a neurodevelopmental follow-up clinic for children with congenital heart disease (CHD). She works with a multidisciplinary team of specialists in CHD, including pediatric cardiologists, neonatologists, nurses, dietitians, and social workers.
The primary focus of Dr. Cox's research is neurodevelopmental outcomes for children with complex CHD. She has also conducted research on other medical conditions affecting brain development, neurocognitive profiles of neurodevelopmental disorders (especially autism spectrum disorder)and intervention programs for patients with neurodevelopmental disorders.