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Gerry A. Stefanatos

Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Temple University
United States of America

Gerry A. Stefanatos

Biography

Gerry A. Stefanatos, D.Phil. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from McGill University in Montreal and his doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Oxford in England. After a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, he taught at Trinity University and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He then moved to Philadelphia to become an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and Director of Neuropsychological Services at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. In 1993, he accepted a position as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and began his own Center for Clinical and Developmental Neuropsychology. He then went on to pursue a research career as Director of the Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute and collaborated on functional neuroimaging studies with colleagues at the Center for Functional Neuroimaging at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University in 2007 and heads the Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory.

Research Interest

His research interests include Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Neuropathology, Language Impairment, Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Learning Disabilities.

Publications

  • Stefanatos GA (2012) Developmental neuropsychology of autism. In M. Reber (Ed.), The Autism Spectrum: Scientific Foundations and Treatment, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. 59-82.

  • Stefanatos GA (2012) Neuropathology of autism. In M. Reber (Ed.). The Autism Spectrum: Scientific Foundations and Treatment, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK. 82-110.

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