Subcommittee for Basic and Translational Research
DSM-5 Planning Group Roster
- 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
- Laura Carpenter, Ph.D., BCBA
Associate Professor of Pediatrics Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
- Jan M. Crandy
Nevada State Autism Treatment Assistance Program> Nevada Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Las Vegas, Nevada
- Laura Kavanagh, M.P.P.
Division of Research, Training and Education Health Resources and Service Administration
- John P. O'Brien, M.A.
Senior Policy Advisor
Disabled and Elderly Health Programs Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Diane Paul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CAE
Clinical Issues in Speech-Language Pathology American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Cathy Rice, Ph.D.
(Representing Coleen Boyle, Ph.D., M.S. Hyg.)
Prevention Research Branch
National Center on Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Scott Michael Robertson, Ph.D.
Co-founder and Vice Chair of Development Autistic Self Advocacy Network
University Park, Pennsylvania
- John Elder Robison
Self-Advocate and Parent
Neurodiversity Scholar in Residence College of William and Mary
- Susan E. Swedo, M.D. (Invited Expert)
Behavioral Pediatrics Section
Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch
National Institute of Mental Health
- Amy M. Wetherby, Ph.D. (Invited Expert)
Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine
Distinguished Research Professor
Laurel Schendel Professor of Communication
Science and Disorders Florida State University
- Lawrence J. Wexler, Ed.D.
(Representing Michael K. Yudin Director
Research to Practice Division
U.S. Department of Education
Office of Special Education and
Rehabilitative Services Washington, DC