Autism experts converge at UNT to discuss trends in ASD research

A panel of internationally recognized autism experts converged in Denton recently to meet with UNT’s cross-disciplinary autism research team to offer insight into new, groundbreaking research and steps UNT can take to elevate its work in the field. 

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Panel members with UNT representatives. Left to right: Samuel Odom, professor and director of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Caroline; Eric Courchesne, professor of neuroscience at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and co-director of the UCSD Autism Center of ExcellenceLynn Kern Koegel, clinical director of the UC Santa Barbara Koegel Autism CenterPaul Wehman, professor of counseling and special education at Virginia Commonwealth University; Susan Nichols, associate executive director of the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center; Smita Mehta, associate professor of educational psychology; Lauren Mathews, lecturer and director of undergraduate studies for PACS’ Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology department; Linda Holloway, chair of PACS’ Disability and Rehabilitation department; Tristram Smith, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center; and Kevin Callahan, executive director of the  UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center.