Meghan Miller, Ph.D.

Meghan R. Miller, Ph.D.




Clinical Psychology


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


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UC Davis MIND Institute

2825 50th St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

Dr. Miller is a licensed clinical psychologist whose specialty is in early diagnosis of, and comorbidity between, autism and ADHD.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Miller's research focuses the emergence of, and overlap between, neurodevelopmental disorders, with a particular focus on ASD and ADHD. The long-range goal is that her research will help identify factors that account for the transition from risk to disorder, and will delineate core shared processes to be targeted by transdiagnostic prevention and early intervention efforts. 



Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis MIND Institute


B.A., Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego CA 2006

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 2013

Internship: Clinical Psychology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland OR 2012-2013


Postdoctoral, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2017

Board Certifications

State of California Licensed Psychologist, 2015

Honors and Awards

UC Davis Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, 2016

CHADD Young Scientist Research Award, 2015

American Psychological Association Early Career Achievement Award, 2014

P.E.O. Scholar Award, P.E.O. International, 2011

Graduate Research Scholarship, American Psychological Foundation & Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa Society, 2006

Select Recent Publications

Miller M, Iosif AM, Young GS, Hill MM, Ozonoff S. Early Detection of ADHD: Insights From Infant Siblings of Children With Autism. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol. 2018.

Karalunas SL, Hawkey E, Gustafsson H, Miller M, Langhorst M, Cordova M, Fair D, Nigg JT. Overlapping and Distinct Cognitive Impairments in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity and Autism Spectrum Disorder without Intellectual Disability. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2018 Feb 15.

Ozonoff, S., Gangi, D., Hanzel, E.P., Hill, A., Hill, M.M., Miller, M., Schwichtenberg, A.J., Steinfeld, M.B., Parikh, C., & Iosif, A. Onset patterns in autism: Variation across informants, methods, and timing. Autism Research. 2018.

Miller, M., Iosif, A., Hill, M., Young, G.S., Schwichtenberg, A.J., & Ozonoff, S. Response to name in infants developing autism spectrum disorder: A prospective study. Journal of Pediatrics. 2017;183, 141-146.e1.

Miller, M., Iosif, A.M., Young, G.S., Hill, M., Phelps-Hanzel, E., Hutman, T., Johnson, S., & Ozonoff, S. School-age outcomes of infant siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research. 2016; 9, 632-642.

Ozonoff, S., Young, G.S., Hill, M., Hill, A., Hutman, T., Johnson, S., Miller, M., Rogers, S.J., Schwichtenberg, A.J., Steinfeld, M., & Iosif, A. The broader autism phenotype in infancy: When does it emerge? Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2014;53, 398-407.

Miller, M., Young, G.S., Hutman, T., Johnson, S., Schwichtenberg, A.J., & Ozonoff, S. Early pragmatic language difficulties in siblings of children with autism: Implications for DSM-5 Social Communication Disorder? Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry. 2015;56, 774-781.

Miller, M., Loya, F., & Hinshaw, S.P. Executive functions in girls with and without childhood ADHD: Developmental trajectories and associations with symptom change. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry. 2013;54, 1005-1015.

Miller, M., Ho, J., & Hinshaw, S.P. Executive functions in girls with ADHD followed prospectively into young adulthood. Neuropsychology. 2012;26, 278-287.

Miller, M. & Hinshaw, S.P. Does childhood executive function predict adolescent functional outcomes in girls with ADHD? Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 2010;38, 315-326.