Bryan H. King
United States of America
Dr. King is Professor and Vice Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Dr. King’s clinical and research interests have been focused on psychiatric aspects of developmental disorders, repetitive movements, and upon the pathogenesis and treatment of behavioral disturbance in autism. He currently chairs a multi-site psychopharmacology network for the National Institutes of Health funded STAART (Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment) Centers formed to examine the potential role for an antidepressant medication in the treatment of children with autism who have significant problems with repetitive behaviors. He is also Director of the NIH funded UW Autism Center of Excellence and the Seattle Children’s Autism Center.