Lauren K. Ayr-Volta, Ph.D. is a Pediatric Psychologist in the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders. Dr. Volta’s areas of expertise include neuropsychological assessment of children with complex medical conditions, psychological adjustment to life-threatening and/or chronic medical diagnoses, and cognitive behavioral therapy.


Ohio State University


Boston Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • View Dr. Ayr-Volta's bibliography
  • Ullrich, N., Ayr, L.K., Leaffer, E, Irons, M.B., Rey-Casserly, C. (2009) Assessment of spatial learning in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1. Journal of Child Neurology.
  • Ayr, L.K., Yeates, K.O., Taylor, H.G., & Browne, M. (2009). Dimensions of postconcussive symptoms in children with mild traumatic brain injuries. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 15, 19-30.
  • Ayr, L. K., Yeates, K.O. & Enrile, B. G. (2005). Arithmetic skills and their cognitive correlates in children with acquired and congenital brain disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, 249-262.
  • Mulchan, S. S., Wakefield, E. O., Martin, S. R., Ayr-Volta, L., Krenicki, K., & Zempsky, W. T. (2021). Navigating Ethical Challenges for Pediatric Sickle Cell Pain Management in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic. The Clinical Journal of Pain. doi: 10.1097/AJP.000000000000100

Locations for this Doctor

Exterior view of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center – Hartford

282 Washington Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior of 505 Farmington Avenue

Connecticut Children's Specialty Care and Surgery Center – Farmington

505 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States