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IACC Members

IACC Members



  • 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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  • James F. Battey, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD
  • Diana W. Bianchi, M.D. Director Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    Bethesda, MD
  • Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S. Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Director, Sciences and National Toxicology Program National Institutes of Health
    Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Aaron Bishop, M.S.S.W. Commissioner, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Administration for Community Living
    Washington, DC
  • Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director, National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD
  • Ruth Etzel, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Office of Children’s Health Protection Environmental Protection Agency
    Washington, DC
  • 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
  • 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 Deputy Director Division of Behavioral Health, Indian Health Service (IHS) Headquarters
    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
  • Melissa Spencer Deputy Commissioner, Office of Disability Policy Social Security Administration
  • Larry Wexler, Ed.D. Director, Research to Practice       Office of Special Education Programs U.S. Department of Education
    Washington, DC
  • 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
  • Amy Goodman, M.A. Self-Advocate
    Charles Town, WV
  • 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. Carbonell Family Professor and Director Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute George Washington University & Children's National Medical Center
    Washington, DC
  • 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
    Vencerx Therapeutics
    New York, NY
  • 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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