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The National Autism Center’s executive and clinical team is comprised of dedicated professionals who have played crucial roles in bringing research to practice through applied research, large-scale training, dissemination of information, and the development of effective programming related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

National Autism Center’s executive and clinical team

Cynthia M. Anderson, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President of Applied Behavior Analysis, May Institute
Director of the National Autism Center

Lauren C. Solotar, Ph.D., ABPP
President and CEO, May Institute

Debra Blair, M.B.A., CMA, CPA
Chief Operating Officer

Michael Tobin, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer Zarcone, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Chief Clinical Officer

Eileen G. Pollack, M.A.
Senior Vice President of Communications and Philanthropy

Robert F. Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President of Research and Consultation

Ryan J. Martin, Ph.D., NCSP
Research Scientist / SAAGE Coordinator