Dr. Joy Pollard


Dr. Joy Pollard is the Co-founder and CEO of Clinical Operations at Behavior Change Institute. She earned her Ph.D. in Disability Disciplines, with a Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis at Utah State University. Dr. Pollard holds a position as Adjunct Lecturer at Stanford University and currently serves as co-investigator on several research projects investigating telehealth service delivery of applied behavior analysis interventions for individuals with Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She has supervised multi-state telehealth services since 2011 in the home, community, residential, day habilitation, and school settings for individuals across the lifespan. Her research and clinical work have 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 has served on both state and national committees to advise on best practices in telehealth and applied behavior analysis, is the former President of the New Mexico Association for Behavior Analysis, co-chair of the New Mexico Public Policy Committee, and Chair of the Council for Autism Providers Telehealth Special Interest Group.