Ami Klin is the first chief of autism and related disorders at the Marcus Autism Center in Georgia. He will also serve as a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar at Emory University and Director of the Division of Autism and Related Developmental Disabilities in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine.
Previously, Dr. Klin researched autism and Asperger syndrome and was a Harris Professor of Child Psychology and Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center. He is board-certified in Clinical Psychology.
Over the years, Dr. Klin has received numerous awards and recognition including Researcher of the Year from Business New Haven in collaboration with Yale, Pearl H. Rieger Award for Excellence in Clinical Science from the Rush Medical Center in Chicago, IL, and the Robert McKenzie Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis from the University of London. He has published research in numerous medical journals and is the author (or co-author) of a variety of books on assessment, treatment and intervention strategies.