Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals
1st Annual Autism Investment Conference
26 July 26 - July 27, 2013
The Hilton Columbus at Easton Columbus, Ohio

Confirmed Speakers

Patty Manning-Courtney, MD photo

Patty Manning-Courtney, MD

Director

The Kelly O’ Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Manning-Courtney completed her undergraduate education at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and obtained her degree in Medicine at the University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine, graduating first in her class.  She completed a residency in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and a 3 year fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the Cincinnati Center for Developmental Disorders. In 1998, she became the director of The Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TKOC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, a multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment program for children with ASD, and continues in that role.  Dr. Manning-Courtney is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati and has published articles on the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has participated in numerous research projects including the use of secretin in children with ASD, and growth differences in children with ASD.  She has been appointed by the Governor of Ohio to statewide task forces on ASD, and served on the board of the Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati for 10 years.



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