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IACC Members 2014 - 2019

Chair

  • Joshua Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Chair, IACC National Institutes of Health Rockville, MD

Federal Members

  • Melinda Baldwin, Ph.D., LCSW Child Welfare Program Specialist Children’s Bureau Administration on Children, Youth, and Families Administration for Children and Families Washington, DC
  • Diana W. Bianchi, M.D. Director Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentBethesda, MD
  • Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S. Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Director, Sciences and National Toxicology Program National Institutes of Health Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
  • Judith A. Cooper, Ph.D. Deputy Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Director, Division of Scientific Programs National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
  • Tiffany R. Farchione, M.D. Deputy Director, Division of Psychiatry Products U.S. Food and Drug Administration Silver Spring, MD
  • Melissa L. Harris Acting Deputy Director, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Group Center for Medicare and CHIP Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Baltimore, MD
  • Elaine Cohen Hubal, Ph.D. (alternate) Senior Science Advisor Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development National Exposure Research Laboratory Washington, DC
  • Jennifer Johnson, Ed.D Deputy Director, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Administration for Community Living Washington, DC
  • Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P. Deputy Associate Administrator, Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration Rockville, MD
  • Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
  • Laura Pincock, PharmD, MPH Pharmacist Officer Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Rockville, MD
  • Marcella Ronyak, Ph.D., LCSW, CDP Director Division of Clinical & Community Services Indian Health Service Rockville, MD
  • Stuart K. Shapira, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Director Science and Chief Medical Officer National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA
  • Larry Wexler, Ed.D. Director, Research to Practice       Office of Special Education Programs U.S. Department of Education Washington, DC
  • Cheryl Williams Director, Office of Medical Policy Office of Disability Policy Social Security Administration Baltimore, MD
  • Nicole Williams, Ph.D. Program Manager, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs U.S. Department of Defense Frederick, MD

Public Members

  • David Amaral, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science University of California, Davis (UC) Research Director, UC Davis MIND Institute Sacramento, CA
  • James Ball, Ed.D., B.C.B.A.-D. President and CEO, JB Autism Consulting Cranbury, NJ
  • Samantha Crane, J.D. Legal Director and Director of Public Policy, Autistic Self Advocacy Network Washington, DC
  • Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Duke University School of Medicine Director, Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development Durham, NC
  • Amy Goodman, M.A. Self-Advocate Charles Town, WV
  • Shannon Haworth, M.A. Public Health Program Manager, Association of University Centers on Disabilities Richmond, VA
  • David S. Mandell, Sc.D. Director, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
  • Brian Parnell, M.S.W, C.S.W. Administrator, Medicaid Autism Waiver & Community Supports Waiver Division of Services for People with Disabilities Utah Department of Human Services Draper, UT
  • Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D. Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor of Neurology & Professor Curry School of Education University of Virginia
  • Edlyn Peńa, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Director of Doctoral Studies California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Louis Reichardt, Ph.D. Director, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative New York, NY
  • Robert H. Ring, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer Kaerus Bioscience Newtown, PA
  • John Elder Robison Neurodiversity Scholar in Residence College of William and Mary Amherst, MA
  • Alison Tepper Singer, M.B.A. President, Autism Science Foundation Scarsdale, NY
  • Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education Vanderbilt University Investigator Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Nashville, TN

IACC Alternates

  • Patricia Dietz, Dr.P.H., M.P.H. (for Stuart K. Shapira, M.D., Ph.D.) Chief, Developmental Disabilities Branch National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA
  • Alice Kau, Ph.D. (for Diana W. Bianchi, M.D.) Program Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
  • Christy Kavulic, Ed.D (for Lawrence J. Wexler, Ed.D.) Associate Division Director Office of Special Education Programs U.S. Department of Education (ED) Washington, DC
  • Cindy Lawler, Ph.D. (for Linda Birnbaum, Ph.D.) Chief, Genes, Environment and Health Branch National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Institutes of Health Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Shui-Lin (Stan) Niu, Ph.D. (for Nicole Williams, Ph.D.) Science Officer, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs U.S. Department of Defense Frederick, MD
  • Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D. (for Walter Koroshetz, M.D.) Deputy Director National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Bethesda, MD
  • Robyn Schulhof, M.A. (for Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.) Senior Public Health Analyst, Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration Rockville, MD
  • Carrie D. Wolinetz, Ph.D. (for Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.) Associate Director for Science Policy Director Office of Science Policy National Institutes of Health
 
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