Keck School Faculty

Sonia Pawluczyk, MD
Sonia Pawluczyk, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & the Behavioral Sciences (Part-Time)
Psychiatry and The Behavioral Sciences
HCT 3000 1520 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Pawluczyk was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After receiving her MD diploma at the Medical School of the University of Buenos Aires, she completed the “Curso Superior de Psiquiatria” at Hospital Borda. She moved to Los Angeles and entered the residency training in Psychiatry at LAC+USC. She did a fellowship in Psychiatry and the Law and in Geriatric Psychiatry. She then joined the Department of Psychiatry and has been part of the Geriatric Studies Center since 1991. Dr. Pawluczyk practices at the Memory and Aging Center at USC and she is also a consultant at Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. Dr. Pawluczyk is fluent in Spanish.

Evaluation of Medicare Claims Data as a Tool to Identify Dementia J Alzheimers Dis. 2019; 67(2):769-778. . View in PubMed

Heterogeneity of Treatment Response to Citalopram for Patients With Alzheimer's Disease With Aggression or Agitation: The CitAD Randomized Clinical Trial Am J Psychiatry. 2016 May 01; 173(5):465-72. . View in PubMed

Association of common genetic variants in GPCPD1 with scaling of visual cortical surface area in humans Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 06; 109(10):3985-90. . View in PubMed

Spanish instrument protocol: new treatment efficacy instruments for Spanish-speaking patients in Alzheimer disease clinical trials Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2006 Oct-Dec; 20(4):232-41. . View in PubMed

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