Dr. Scielzo is an Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Education in the Department of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Scielzo has an extensive background in Psychometrics/Measurement, Training, and Assessment with expertise in areas such as meta-analysis, survey development, multivariate statistics and research design. At UTSW she works in various capacities, such as performance management and assessment, curriculum development and alignment, and psychometric applications. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time her with her family, cycling, and ice skating.

Research Interest

  • Design and evaluation of residency program curricula
  • Linkage of behavioral indices with selection components and training
  • Psychometric-related applications (e.g., creating valid assessments)
  • Trailning and performance management


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The impact of social and relational victimization on dression, anxiety , and loneliness: a meta-analytic review
Iyer P, Jensen-Campbell L, & Scielzo SA Journal of Bullying and Social Aggression 2015 In Press
Hierarchy of user's web passwords: perceptions, practices, and susceptibilities
Haque T, Wright M, & Scielzo SA International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 2014 12 72 860-874
Untangling protege self-reports of mentoring functions: further meta-analytic understanding
Dickson J, Kirkpatrick K, Kendall D, Longabaugh J, Patel A, & Scielzo SA Journal of Career Development 2013
Initial mentor attraction: interactions of individual and mentor demographic characteristics
Scielzo SA, Dickson J, Diamond S, & Kenworthy J Journal of Business Diversity 2012 3 12 11-21
Preparatory training, state of goal orientation, and mentoring relationship effectiveness
Scielzo SA, Neeper M, & Smith-Jentsch KA National Academic Advising Journal (NACADA) 2012 2 32 44-55
Mentor and protege goal orientations as predictorsof newcomer stress
Fullick J, Smith-Jentsch KA, Yarbrough CS, and Scielzo SA JoSoTL 2012 1 12 59-73
How you feel about yourself can affect how you feel about your job: a meta-analysis examining the relationship of core self-evaluations and job satisfaction
Lemelle C & Scielzo SA Journal of Business Diversity 2012 3 12 116-133
Academic mentoring relationship communication processes and participant-reported effectiveness
Scielzo SA, Patel A, Smith-Jentsch KA Journal of Organizational Psychology 2011 2 11 81-93


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Psychometric Society (2009)
  • American Psychological Association (APA) (2008)
  • Dallas Area Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (DIAOP) (2008)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) (2008)
  • Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) (2004)