Scientific and Stakeholder Advisory Board Members

The NJACE’s Scientific and Stakeholder Advisory Boards are comprised of various individuals including researchers, professors, caregivers of individuals with ASD, adults with ASD, medical professionals, and clinicians working with individuals with ASD. These committees will provide invaluable ongoing input and support on the activities and priorities of the NJACE. 

Stakeholder Advisory Board Members

Eli Danto

Adrienne Robertiello, B.S., ACDS | Interim Autism Program Coordinator and Specialized Healthcare Educator at Children’s Specialized Hospital, Community Advocate and Outreach Coordinator, Disabled Advocate and Consultant, Parent of an Adult Child with ASD

Gino Valiant | Parent of a child with ASD

Nadine Wright-Arbubakrr

Amy Gravino, M.A., C.A.S. | Relationship Coach at Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services, Autism Sexuality Advocate

Oana de Vinck-Baroody, D.O. | Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician at Hackensack University Medical Center

Scientific Advisory Board Members

Mirella Dapretto, Ph.D. | Associate Director Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Professor Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D. | Murphy Professor of Developmental Neuropsychiatry and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute

Susan L. Hyman, M.D. | Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, University of Rochester

Emauel DiCicco-Bloom, M.D. | Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, and Pediatrics, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Scientific Advisor, Eagles Autism Foundation 

Matthew Siegel, M.D. | Vice President of Medical Affairs, Developmental Disorders, Maine Behavioral Healthcare Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine

Bob Schultz, Ph.D. | Director of the CHOP/UPenn Center for Autism Research

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