Meet the TABA Lab

Principal Investigator 

Scott S. Hall, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Director, Translational Applied Behavior Analysis Laboratory

Dr. Hall is the director of the TABA Lab and a board certified behavior analyst.  His scholarly research over the past 25 years has focused on understanding autistic symptoms in children with neurogenetic disorders such as fragile X syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome.  Dr. Hall's work seeks to determine how environmental and biological factors affect the development of these behaviors toward the goal of creating patient-specific treatments.  He has received research grant funding from NIMH, NICHD, the National Fragile X Foundation, the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, and the Stanford Child Health Research Institute.   

Katerina D. Monlux, MS, BCBA

Behavior Analyst

Kat joined the TABA lab in April 2016 after receiving her BACB credential. She received her M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from California State University, Northridge and her B.A. from University of California, Davis. She has been working in the field of behavior analysis for approximately 9 years with research interests including telehealth, early markers of developmental delays, and naturalistic behavior analytic intervention strategies. She is currently working as a behavior analyst on the Problem Behavior study.


Tobias Britton, BCaBA

Clinical Research Coordinator

Tobi joined the TABA lab in 2017, she received her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Biology in 2014 from the University of British Columbia. She has a range of interests and a diverse background that includes experience with various ADHD-related research projects and non-profit organizations, as well as working with families throughout the East Bay providing in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. Tobi is a BACB certified assistant behavior analyst and is passionate about holistic child development. In her free time she enjoys skiing, surfing, and hanging out with her dog Kika.   


Ellen Wilkinson, MA

Clinical Research Coordinator

Ellen joined the TABA lab in May 2017 after completing her MA in Developmental Psychology at Boston University. For her Master's she developed a new method for analyzing natural language samples for stereotyped speech. She received her BA in Cognitive Science from University of California Berkeley. Ellen is currently working as a study coordinator for the Social Skills Training study.


Reyna Rodriguez, BA

Graduate Student Reseach Assistant

Reyna received her B.A. in Psychology and Spanish Studies from University of California, Santa Cruz. Currently she is working towards her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Family from Palo Alto University. Her long-term goal is to work with underserved populations, specifically the Latinx community. In working with Dr. Hall in the TABA Lab she hopes to further her clinical and assessment interests. 


Robyn Weston, BS

Graduate Student Reseach Assistant

Robyn received her B.S. in Psychology and Zoology at Michigan State University. She is currently working towards her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Child and Family Psychology at Palo Alto University. She enjoys working with children and families affected by intellectual and developmental disorders and plans to specialize in that area after graduation.



Joy Pollard, PhD, BACB-D


Dr. Pollard is the Co-founder and CEO of Clinical Operations at Behavior Change Institute. She began her clinical work in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2003 and has supervised multi-state TeleBehavioral Health services since 2011. Her research and clinical work has focused on leveraging technology to increase access, build capacity, and improve the standards of behavioral healthcare for families in rural and underserved communities. Dr. Pollard is serving as a consultant for the TABA lab assisting with the Problem Behavior study.


Arlette Bujanda, BS, BCaBA

Behavior Analyst

Arlette joined the TABA lab in August 2016 and is currently also working as an Associate Clinician at a Behavior Change Institute in Texas and New Mexico. She received her B.S. in Psychology from The University of Texas at El Paso, followed by her certification from Florida Institute of Technology. She is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst and is currently working on the Problem Behavior study.