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Member Roster
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

Chair

  • Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Mental Health
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland

Federal Members

  • James F. Battey, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other
    Communication Disorders
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland

  • Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Environmental Health
    Sciences and National Toxicology Program
    National Institutes of Health
    Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

  • Coleen Boyle, Ph.D., M.S. Hyg.
    Director
    National Center on Birth Defects and
    Developmental Disabilities
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Atlanta, Georgia

  • Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland

  • Tiffany R. Farchione, M.D.
    Medical Officer
    Division of Psychiatry Products
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Silver Spring, Maryland

  • Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D.
    Director
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute
    of Child Health and Human Development
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland

  • Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.
    Director
    Division of MCH Workforce
    Development
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau
    Health Resources and Services
    Administration
    Rockville, Maryland
  • Donna M. Kimbark, Ph.D.
    Program Manager
    Congressionally Directed Medical
    Research Programs
    U.S. Department of Defense
    Frederick, Maryland

  • Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders
    and Stroke
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, Maryland

  • Sharon Lewis
    Senior Advisor on Disability Policy
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Principal Deputy Administrator
    Administration for Community Living
    Washington, DC

  • John P. O'Brien, M.A.
    Senior Policy Analyst
    Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Linda K. Smith
    Deputy Assistant Secretary and
    Inter-Department Liaison for Early Childhood Development
    Administration for Children and Families
    Washington, DC

  • Michael K. Yudin
    Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and
    Rehabilitative Services
    Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
    U.S. Department of Education
    Washington, DC

Public Members

  • Idil Abdull
    Parent
    Co-Founder
    Somali American Autism Foundation
    Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • James Ball, Ed.D., B.C.B.A.-D.
    President and CEO
    JB Autism Consulting
    Executive Chair, Board of Directors
    Autism Society
    Cranbury, New Jersey

  • Anshu Batra, M.D.
    Parent
    Developmental Pediatrician
    Our Special Kids
    Los Angeles, California

  • Noah Britton, M.A.
    Self Advocate
    Adjunct Professor of Psychology
    Bunker Hill Community College
    Salem, Massachusetts

  • Sally Burton-Hoyle, Ed.D.
    Family Member
    Associate Professor
    Department of Special Education
    Eastern Michigan University
    Ypsilanti, Michigan

  • Matthew J. Carey, Ph.D.
    Parent
    Contributor
    Left Brain Right Brain Blog
    San Jose, California

  • Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    Clinical Research
    Simons Foundation
    New York, New York

  • Jose F. Cordero, M.D., M.P.H.
    Dean
    University of Puerto Rico
    Graduate School of Public Health
    Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

  • Jan M. Crandy
    Parent
    Case Manager
    Nevada State Autism Treatment
    Assistance Program Chair
    Nevada Commission on Autism
    Spectrum Disorders
    Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.
    Professor of Psychiatry
    and Behavioral Sciences
    Director
    Duke University Center on Autism
    Diagnosis and Treatment
    Co-Director
    Duke University Developmental
    Neuroscience Research Program
    Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, North Carolina

  • David S. Mandell, Sc.D.
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
    University of Pennsylvania
    School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Lyn Redwood, R.N., M.S.N.
    Parent
    Co-Founder, Vice President
    and Board Member
    Coalition for SafeMinds
    Tyrone, Georgia

  • Robert H. Ring, Ph.D.
    Chief Science Officer
    Autism Speaks
    New York, New York

  • Scott Michael Robertson, Ph.D.
    Self Advocate
    Co-founder and Vice Chair of Development
    The Autistic Self Advocacy Network
    University Park, Pennsylvania

  • John Elder Robison
    Neurodiversity Scholar in Residence
    College of William and Mary
    Williamsburg, Virginia

  • Alison Tepper Singer, M.B.A.
    Parent and Family Member
    Founder and President
    Autism Science Foundation
    New York, New York

IACC Alternates

The following individuals serve as alternates for IACC members.




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