Daryaneh Badaly, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor

Daryaneh Badaly, Ph.D. is a clinical assistant professor in the Pediatric Neuropsychology Service in the Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She completed a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis on children and families through the University of Southern California and a pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology through the Greater Hartford Clinical Psychology Internship Consortium. She then specialized in pediatric neuropsychology, completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Health System.

Currently, Dr. Badaly provides neuropsychological evaluations on inpatient and outpatient services to children and adolescents with a wide variety of medical concerns, including genetic, neurological, hematological/oncological, and chronic health conditions as well as gestational and neonatal complications. She has a particular interest in the cognitive, behavioral, and social outcomes of youths with congenital heart defects, both in terms of clinical practice and research endeavors. In addition to clinical services and research, Dr. Badaly is involved in the supervision and training of pre-doctoral trainees.


Specialized Areas of Interest
Pediatric Neuropsychology; Cognitive, Behavioral, and Social Development; Congenital Heart Defects

Education & Training
BA, Psychology, Georgetown University, Magna Cum Laude, 2006
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Southern California, 2010
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Southern California, 2014

Professional Organization Membership
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (Affiliate Member)
American Psychological Association
   Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Division 40)
   Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53)
Association for Psychological Science
International Neuropsychological Society