Meet the Team

The Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute (ANDI) connects numerous faculty throughout the George Washington University (GW) and other prominent universities and institutions. ANDI aims to expand the lines of inquiry and generate knowledge about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) across departments and disciplines. 

ANDI Team

Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

Assistant Professor, GW School of Nursing & Director of Infant Research, Interim Director
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Jeff Eibott

Technical Research Expert
Jennifer Frey

Jennifer Frey

Associate Professor of Special Education and Disability Studies, GW Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Chynna Golding

Chynna Golding

Research Assistant
Allison Jack

Allison Jack

Assistant Research Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Samantha Metzger

Samantha Metzger

Research Assistant
Professor Chung-Hyuk Park

Chung Hyuk Park

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, GW School of Engineering and Applied Science

Emma Plourde

Research Assistant
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Melinda Power

Assistant Professor of Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Milken Institute School of Public Health
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Jacquelyne Pryor

Fiscal Coordinator for Research, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Gabriela Rosenblau

Gabriela Rosenblau

Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Nikita Shah

Nikita Shah

Research Assistant
Gregory Wallace

Gregory Wallace

Assistant Professor of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Colin Weiss

Colin Weiss

Research Assistant

 

Affiliated Faculty

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Diana L. Burley

Professor of Human and Organizational Learning, Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Joshua Corbin

Joshua Corbin

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology and Physiology, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Michael Crowley

Assistant Professor, Yale Child Study Center
Roy Grinker

Roy Richard Grinker

Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, George Washington University
Abha R. Gupta

Abha R. Gupta

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine
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Valerie Hu

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Lauren Kenworthy

Lauren Kenworthy

Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry, George Washington University School of Medicine; Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children’s National Medical Center
Brandon Kohrt

Brandon Kohrt

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Olga Acosta Price

Olga Acosta Price

Associate Professor of Prevention and Community Health, GW Milken Institute School of Public Health
Denis Sukhodolsky

Denis Sukhodolsky

Associate Professor, Yale Child Study Center
Beth D. Tuckwiller

Beth D. Tuckwiller

Assistant Professor of Special Education and Disability Studies
Pamela Ventola

Pamela Ventola

Assistant Professor, Yale Child Study Center