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.   

Students and Staff

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.