buy modafinil in mexico blog Donna S. Murray, PhD, CCC-SLP, is vice president of clinical programs and head of the Autism Treatment Network (ATN) at Autism Speaks and an adjunct associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital within the University of Cincinnati's Department of Pediatrics.
At Autism Speaks, Dr. Murray oversees the activities of the ATN and other clinical programs. The ATN is a collaboration of academic medical institutions working together to improve medical care in autism by developing best practice and providing a platform for research. Prior to joining Autism Speaks, Dr. Murray worked as the clinical director for the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and co-director of the Kelly OLeary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital. While at Cincinnati Children's she helped build one of the largest hospital-based autism programs in the country, developing unique partnerships with community agencies to improve access to services and build community capacity. Dr. Murrays current interests include examining the use of quality improvement methodology to improve clinical care and outcomes for children with ASD.
Dr. Murray received her PhD from the University of Cincinnati, in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders where she focused on the neurosensory aspects of communication, language, and social skills in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Dr. Murray has spent more than 25 years as a clinician specializing in program development, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ASD. Her research includes studies examining language, social skills, diagnosis, and intervention in ASD.
PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2001.
MS: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 1985.
BS: Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY, 1984.
Fellowship: Judevine Center for Autistic Children, St. Louis, MO, 1987.
Certification: American Speech-Language and Hearing Association of America (ASHA); Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP), 1987.
Licensure: Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, 1987.
Murray DS, Fedele A, Shui A, Coury D. The Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network Registry Data: Opportunities for Investigators. Pediatrics. 2016;137(S2):e20152851E.
Manning-Courtney P, Murray DS, et al. Autism Spectrum Disorders. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 2013;43(1):2-11.
Mazurek MO, Vasa RA, Kalb LG, Kanne SM, Rosenberg D, Keefer A, Murray DS, Freedman B, Lowery LA. Anxiety, sensory over-responsivity, and gastrointestinal problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2013 Jan;41(1):165-76.
Molloy CA, Murray D, Akers R, Mitchell T, Manning-Courtney P. The use of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) in a clinical setting. Autism. 2011;2:143-162.
Molloy CA, Murray D, Kinsman A, Castillo H, Mitchell T, Hickey F, Patterson B. Differences in the clinical presentation of Trisomy 21 with and without
autism. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 2009;53:143-151.
Murray D, Ruble L, Willis H, Molloy CA. Parent and teacher report of social skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. 2009;40:109-115.
Murray D, Creaghead N, Manning-Courtney P, Shear P, Bean J, Prendeville J. The relationship between joint attention and language in children with autism. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities. 2008;23(1).
Emerich D, Creaghead N, Grether S, Murray D, Grasha C. The comprehension of humorous materials by adolescents with high-functioning autism and Asperger's syndrome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2003;33(3):253-257.PMID: 12908828
Molloy C, Manning-Courtney P, Swayne S, Bean J, Brown J, Murray D, Kinsman A, Brasington M, Ulrich C. Lack of benefit of intravenous synthetic human secretin in autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 2002;32(6):545-551.
Murray DS. Language Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Encyclopedia of Autism (on-line). Fred Volkmer (ed). 2011.