Lawrence Scahill, MSN, PhD
Lawrence Scahill, MSN, PhD, is a professor at Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. He is an internationally recognized expert on the design and conduct of clinical trials in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Dr. Scahill completed a master’s degree in child psychiatric nursing at Yale University in 1989 and his doctorate in epidemiology at Yale in 1997.
During the past two decades, Dr. Scahill has completed several single and multisite studies on psychopharmacological and behavioral interventions that have contributed to the evidence-based care of children with autism. In addition, he has led several studies designed to improve outcome measurement in intervention studies.
Dr. Scahill joined the faculty at Emory University and Marcus Autism Center in 2012, where he continues his work in these areas of research. He is an author of over 250 journal articles, a co-author of three treatment manuals, and an editor of three textbooks.