Prof. Fred Volkmar Yale University School of Medicine, USA

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Fred Volkmar attended the University of Illinois and then Stanford University receiving his MD and an MA in Psychology in 1976. After completing general psychiatry training at Stanford, he moved to Yale University in 1980 where he became a faculty member and remains so. He is the Irving B. Harris... read moreProfessor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology, the Editor of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorder and the Encyclopedia of Autism.

He has published several hundred research papers and numerous books and chapters. He is the primary author of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s practice guidelines on autism. His work has been supported by the NNIMH and NICHD. He was the primary author of the DSM-IV diagnostic guidelines for autism and related disorders.