Staff: Todd Horowitz, Ph.D.

Todd Horowitz

Todd Horowitz, Ph.D.

Program Director
Organization: Contact:
horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
240-276-6963

Todd S. Horowitz, Ph.D., is a Program Director in the Behavioral Research Program's (BRP) Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch (BBPSB), located in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Dr. Horowitz earned his doctorate in Cognitive Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1995. Prior to joining NCI, he was Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Associate Director of the Visual Attention Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed research papers in vision science and cognitive psychology. His research interests include attention, perception, medical image interpretation, cancer-related cognitive impairments, sleep, and circadian rhythms.

Dr. Horowitz discusses basic research in perception and attention in the context of cancer control:


Current and/or past BRP mentees include Melissa Trevino.


Research Areas

  • Attention
  • Visual perception
  • Sleep and circadian rhythms

Selected Publications and Presentations