Lindsey M. Hazzard, MSW, CCRP

Instructor and Outreach Coordinator for the Adolescent and School-age Psychiatric Intervention Research Program (ASPIRE)


Hazzard, Lindsey



Phone: (919) 972-7440

Fax: (919) 493-8985




B.S., Social Work, Spring Arbor University
M.S.W. (Mental Health and Addictions), Indiana University School of Social Work


Summary Statement:

Lindsey Hazzard is a member of the research faculty in the University of North Carolina Department of Psychiatry. She received her B.S. in Social Work in May of 2004 from Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI, and her M.S.W. in May 2006 from the University of Indiana. Mrs. Hazzard is a North Carolina licensed clinical social worker and Outreach Coordinator for the ASPIRE clinical research team. In that capacity, she works with the ASPIRE director and Psychiatry faculty member, Linmarie Sikich, MD, and her research colleagues to advance the knowledge of psychiatric pediatric clinical research. She also collaborates and networks with parents and mental health providers to bring awareness about new research interventions for children with autism spectrum, bipolar and schizophrenia disorders.


Research Interests:

Mrs. Hazzard is also an active research clinician, with a current focus on standardized and semi-standardized diagnostic assessments such as the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and Kiddie Schedule of Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Aged Children (K-SADS). In this role, she serves as a co-investigator on several industry sponsored and investigator initiated research protocols conducted in the ASPIRE program.


Representative Publications-Posters:

  1. Sikich LM, Bethea TC, Terrence Carter Bethea, MD; Cheryl Alderman; Jacqueline Johnson, Dr PH; Robert M. Hamer, PhD; Lindsey Hazzard, MSW; Aseel Al Jadiri, MD; Cort A. Pedersen, MD; Simon Gregory, PhD: Preliminary Analysis of Oxytocin Treatment in Children and Adolescents with Autistic Disorder
  2. Kronenberger WG, Pisoni DB, Henning SC, Colson BG, Hazzard LM: Working memory training for children with cochlear implants: a pilot study. Journal of Speech, Hearing, and Language Research, 2003, vol. 54, no. 1, pp.1182-1196.