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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

  • Residency, Clinical Neuropsychology, 2010
    Kennedy Krieger Institute
  • PHD, 2008
    University of California Los Angeles-Non-Medical
  • Internship, Pediatric Psychology, 2008
    Kennedy Krieger Institute

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology

National Provider ID: 1073752432


Jacqueline Sanz, Ph.D., is a board-certified neuropsychologist and a member of the Division of Neuropsychology at Children’s National Hospital. She is an Associate Professor in the departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Sanz also co-directs the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program (or CANDO Program), which monitors the development of children with congenital heart disease (CHD). She is actively involved in research, with a particular interest in characterization of neurodevelopmental outcomes in congenital heart disease, and interventions to improve outcomes. Dr. Sanz was the first elected co-chair of the Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative (CNOC), and is currently the PI of the Neurodevelopmental Core Lab of the CNOC. As part of her work with the CNOC, Dr. Sanz is actively involved in the implementation and monitoring of a large, multi-site clinical data registry for neurodevelopmental data in CHD.

Research & Publications

Supporting Development in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

(2014) Circulation

Monitoring Developmental Risk and Promoting Success for Children with Congenital Heart Disease: Recommendations for Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Follow-up Programs. 

(2014) Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology   

Developmental Profile and Trajectory of Neuropsychological Skills in a Child with Kabuki Syndrome: Implications for Assessment of Syndromes Associated with Intellectual Disability 

(2010) The Clinical Neuropsychologist

Symptomatic and functional correlates of regional brain physiology during working memory processing in patients with recent onset schizophrenia  

(2009) Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging