Entry Year


Major Area of Study



Sarah Mattson, PhD



Research Interests

Neurobehavioral effects of prenatal alcohol exposure; neuropsychological outcomes. Impact of prenatal alcohol exposure on language and communication abilities.

Representative Publications
  • Goh, P.K., Doyle, L.R., Glass, L., Jones, K.L., Riley, E.P., Mattson, S.N., & the CIFASD (2016). A decision tree to identify children affected by prenatal alcohol exposure. The Journal of Pediatrics, 177:121-127. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.06.047, PMID: 27476634

  • Doyle, L.R., & Mattson, S.N. (2015). Neurobehavioral disorder associated with prenatal alcohol exposure (ND-PAE): Review of evidence and guidelines for assessment. Current Development Disorders Report, 2(3): 175-186. doi 10.1007/s40474-015-0054-6, PMCID: PMC4617308

  • Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2014-2016