External Advisory Boards & Committees

The Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development benefits from robust, collaborative partnerships with autistic individuals and their families, community stakeholders, and national leaders in autism research.

 

Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Advisory Committee

The ACE Advisory Committee includes autistic individuals, leaders in the field of autism research, and parents of autistic individuals. The members serve as advisors to investigators, providing insights across the multiple studies that leverage the ACE award.

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Deputy Director, Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Parent Advocate
George Tarjan Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry, Director, Penn Center for Mental Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Raymond E. and Erin Stuart Schultz Dean, Professor of Behavioral Health, Penn State College of Health and Human Development
Author, Advocate, Speaker Member, Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee

Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) Community Engagement Advisory Board

The Community Engagement Advisory Board partners with the center to provide perspectives and advice to support community-engaged research priorities, increasing the impact of scientific discoveries on the daily lives of autistic individuals and their families. 

Council Member, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities
Principal Consultant, Pre-Sales FICO
Associate Professor, NC Central University, Parent Advocate
Deputy Director, Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Parent Advocate
Medical Director, Rural Health Group
Assistant Professor, UNC Charlotte and Member, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools Board of Education
Early Intervention Branch Head, NC Div. of Public Health and Member, NC Infant and Young Child Mental Health Association
Duke University Alumnus, Business Analytics Consultant, PNC
Director, Children's Developmental Services Agency, NC DHHS
Executive Director, Autism Society of NC
Communications Coordinator, Disability Rights NC
Executive Director, NC Business Committee for Education
Vice Chair, Faculty Development, Department of Anesthesiology Duke University School of Medicine