Yaniz Cristina Padilla Dalmau, PhD

Autism Center, Pediatric Feeding Program

On staff since September 2016


Board Certification(s)

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Medical/Professional School

Psychology, University of Iowa College of Education, Iowa City
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Pediatric Psychology and Development, Iowa City


Kennedy Kreiger Institute, Baltimore

Clinical Interests

Assessment and treatment of challenging behavior (e.g., aggression, self injurious behavior, property destruction, noncompliance, disruptive behavior) with children with developmental disabilities utilizing a behavior analytic approach

Research Description

: Assessment and treatment of challenging behavior, development and evaluation of novel service models to deliver behavior analytic services to underserved populations such as with the use of telehealth and evaluation of cultural variables (e.g., language) within behavioral assessment and treatment.