Born in Brazil to Holocaust survivors, Ami Klin is the Georgia Research
Alliance Eminent Scholar Professor and Chief of the Division of Autism
and Developmental Disabilities at Emory University School of Medicine,
and Director of the Marcus Autism Center, a subsidiary of Children’s
Healthcare of Atlanta. After studying psychology, political science and
history at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Klin received his PhD in
Psychology at the University of London in 1988. He completed clinical
and research post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale Child Study Center at
the Yale University School of Medicine -- where he would direct the
Autism Program as Harris Professor of Child Psychology & Psychiatry.
He has written in over over 180 publications, including five books on
the subject of Autism.
Until next time,