News & Events
- Due Sept. 30: JHSPH graduate students may apply for internship placement through the Wendy Klag Center. Find out more on this page
- Diversity Fellowship applications due Sept. 30: Learn more about this position with the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities here.
- Study to Explore Early Development, Part 3! The CDC has again chosen JHSPH to lead a SEED research site. Did your family receive a mailed invitation? Learn more and respond at this link.
- "What Does the Environment Have to Do with Autism?" Read Ensia's article about the evidence here.
- "Autism in Girls and Women," an NIMH panel and webcast, will be Sept. 19. Find out more at this link.
- Congratulations to the 2017 Wendy Klag Center faculty and student grant funding winners -- Chris Ladd-Acosta and Calliope Holingue. Read about their projects and past studies funded by WKC.
- WKC director Dani Fallin is interviewed on vaccines and autism research in The Hub and on WYPR.
- Federal law boosted services for children with autism, study by JHSPH researchers finds.
- Autism Speaks blog features EARLI Study, which involved some Maryland families.
- See videos of past WKC symposia. Talks from the 2015 "One Size Doesn't Fit All" symposium on research design are here, and a video of the entire 2013 WKC inaugural symposium is here.
The Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities encompasses a broad array of research and educational goals across the fields of public health including epidemiology, health services research, developmental research, policy research, population and family dynamics and beyond.
Learn about affiliated faculty at Johns Hopkins and the Kennedy Krieger Institute -- and become a member!
See autism-related talks and presentations co-hosted or promoted by the Wendy Klag Center.
Global autism research at the Wendy Klag Center
The global autism research of Dr. Li-Ching Lee, an associate director of the Wendy Klag Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities, is featured in the Summer 2017 edition of JHSPH Magazine. What does autism and research into its screening and treatment look like in developing nations? Learn More and see a video by Dean Mike Klag
Dr. Lee is also a guest editor for Sage's Autism July 2017 special edition on global autism, focused on identification and treatment.
Dr. M. Daniele Fallin discusses the Wendy Klag Center mission:
To bring together researchers and families to find answers about autism and other developmental disabilities.