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IACC Members

Group picture of IACC Members at the start of 2019



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

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  • 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

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  • 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
  • David S. Mandell, Sc.D. Director, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Pediatrics Perelman School of MedicineUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA
  • Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D. Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor of Neurology & Professor Curry School of Education University of Virginia
  • Edlyn Peña, 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

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