Irina Quebles, PsyD, ABPP

Psychologist, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Dr. Irina Quebles is a bilingual and bicultural licensed psychologist in the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She serves as faculty in the California Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Interdisciplinary Training Program (CA-LEND), as well as a member of the Early Intervention team of the USC University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Clinical Interests

Infant-Family Mental Health; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Racial Disparities


Graduate School

MS, University of Southern California 
MS, Counseling Psychology, Adler University, Chicago, Illinois
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Adler University, Chicago, Illinois


Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Children's Hospital Los Angeles



Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) research certification; licensed psychologist
American Board of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (ABCCAP) Board Certification

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association
The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
American Board of Professional Psychology


LINC-TELACU Scholarship
Lizarraga Fellowship Award
The 2007 National Psychologist Trainee Register Credentialing Scholarship
NIH Administrative Supplemental Grant
Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship Exemplary Award
APA Award International Conference Regional Grant- Eastern Africa Regional Conference


Williams ME, Harley EK, Quebles I, Poulsen MK. Policy and Practice Barriers to Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the California Early Intervention System. J Autism Dev Disord. 2021 Oct;51(10):3423-3431. PMID: 33386551

Quebles I, Solomon O, Smith KA, Rao SR, Lu F, Azen C, Anaya G, Yin L. Racial and Ethnic Differences in Behavioral Problems and Medication Use Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Am J Intellect Dev Disabil. 2020 Sep 1;125(5):369-388. PMID: 32936891

Trent, E., Zamora, I., Tyree, A., & Williams, M. E., Clinical considerations in the psychological assessment of bilingual young children. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 2018; 3(49):234–246. DOI:10.1037/pro0000195

Williams ME, Zamora I, Akinsilo O, Chen AH, Poulsen MK. Broad Developmental Screening Misses Young Children With Social-Emotional Needs. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 06; 57(7):844-849. PMID: 28952371

Moore C, Zamora I, Patel Gera M, Williams ME., Developmental Screening and Referrals: Assessing the Influence of Provider Specialty, Training, and Interagency Communication. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Oct; 56(11):1040-1047. PMID: 28403632

Zamora I, Williams ME, Higareda M, Wheeler BY, Levitt P. Brief Report: Recruitment and Retention of Minority Children for Autism Research. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Feb; 46(2):698-703. PMID: 26404703

Williams ME, Fink C, Zamora I, Borchert M. Autism assessment in children with optic nerve hypoplasia and other vision impairments. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Jan; 56(1):66-72. PMID: 24000901

Publications on PubMed: Irina Quebles | Irina Zamora


  • Assessment and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders
  • Parent-child relationship challenges/Parental stress
  • Psychological and interdisciplinary assessment of young children
  • Assessment of bilingual children
  • Infant/early childhood mental health
  • Effective interventions for children with behavioral problems and autism
  • Evidence-based mental health treatments
  • Racial disparities