Jacqueline Sanz, Ph.D.
- Co-Director, Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Program
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.