Professional Advisory Board

The Professional Advisory Board of the National Autism Center includes scientists and leading specialists in pediatrics, neuroscience, early intervention, education, and advocacy who are nationally recognized for their contributions to the field of autism.

Among its members are individuals responsible for major innovations in the treatment of autism over the past 30 years. Pioneers in their fields, they have played crucial roles in the research, dissemination, and development of effective programming. As members of the Professional Advisory Board, they bring their substantial combined expertise to bear on the mission of the National Autism Center.

Alice C. Carter, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts – Boston

Marjorie H. Charlop, Ph.D.
Claremont McKenna College
Claremont, CA

Carl J. Dunst, Ph.D.
Center for Evidence-Based Practices,
Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute
Asheville, NC

Jennifer Gillis, Ph.D., BCBA
Auburn University
Auburn, NY

Gina Green, Ph.D., BCBA-D
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
University of North Texas
Denton, TX

Sandra L. Harris, Ph.D.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

Debra M. Kamps, Ph.D.
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Lynn Kern Koegel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Robert L. Koegel, Ph.D.
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

Catherine E. Lord, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Gail G. McGee, Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Raymond G. Romanczyk, Ph.D., BCBA-D
State University of New York at Binghamton
Binghamton, NY

Leslie Rubin, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Helen Tager-Flusberg, Ph.D.
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Susan M. Wilczynski, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Ball State University
Muncie, IN