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Member Roster
IACC Subcommittee for Basic and Translational Research
DSM-5 Planning Group

Chair

  • Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham, North Carolina

Members

  • Laura Carpenter, Ph.D., BCBA (Invited Expert)
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, South Carolina

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

  • Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.
    Director
    Division of Research, Training and Education
    Health Resources and Service Administration
    Rockville, Maryland

  • John P. O'Brien, M.A.
    Senior Policy Advisor
    Disabled and Elderly Health Programs
    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Baltimore, Maryland

  • Diane Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CAE (Invited Expert)
    Director, Clinical Issues in Speech-Language Pathology
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    Rockville, Maryland

  • Cathy Rice, Ph.D. (for Coleen Boyle, Ph.D.)
    Behavioral Scientist
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental
    Disabilities
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Scott Michael Robertson, Ph.D.
    Self Advocate
    Co-founder and Vice Chair of Development
    Autistic Self Advocacy Network
    University Park, Pennsylvania

  • John Elder Robison
    Self Advocate and Author
    Amherst, Massachusetts

  • Susan E. Swedo, M.D. (Invited Expert)
    Behavioral Pediatrics Section
    Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, NIMH
    Bethesda, Maryland

  • Amy M. Wetherby, Ph.D. (Invited Expert)
    Clinical Sciences, Colllege of Medicine
    Distinguished Research Professor
    Laurel Schendel Professor of Communication Science and Disorders
    Florida State University
    Tallahassee, Florida

  • Larry Wexler, Ed.D.
    Division Director
    Research to Practice Division
    U.S. Department of Education
    Washington, DC



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