2022 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Sofia (Sofi) Cardenas

Sofia (Sofi) Cardenas is a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow as well as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholar. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Science with a specialization in Child and Family Studies at the University of Southern California. Sofi completed her BAs in Psychology and Art at the University of California, Los Angeles.

2022 Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winner: Clancy Blair, PhD, MPH

Dr. Blair has been awarded the 2022 ISDP Rovee-Collier Mentor Award in recognition of the compassionate and committed nature of Clancy’s mentorship throughout his career. Clancy Blair’s profound impact on numerous rising scholars has enriched the future of Developmental Psychobiology.

2022 Senior Investigator Award Winner, David J. Lewkowicz, PhD

ISDP 2022 Senior Investigator Award Winner – David J. Lewkowicz is currently Senior Research Scientist at Haskins Laboratories and Professor Adjunct in the Yale Child Study Center and the Yale Department of Psychology.

Dr. Lewkowicz obtained his BA at Brandeis University where he studied psychology and where he completed an honors thesis on the sex behavior of octopus with Dr. Jerome Wodinsky. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biopsychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York with Gerald Turkewitz where he conducted research on the development of multisensory perception in human infants. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York with Dr. Susan Rose where he continued his studies of multisensory perception in human infants. Because of his abiding interest in the developmental process, Dr. Lewkowicz has always felt that ISDP was his primary intellectual home.

Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Professor – The Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Missouri School of Medicine

The nationally recognized Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders is expanding its depth and breadth in translational research on autism and related disorders and seeks talented research professors (all ranks available) whose clinical research focuses on autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Research Professor – Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders – School of Medicine University of Missouri

The University of Missouri School of Medicine, The Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders Research Professor

The nationally recognized Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders is expanding its depth and breadth in translational research on autism and related disorders and seeks talented research professors (all ranks available) whose clinical research focuses on autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.