Will Epidemiology Help Us Find the Causes of Autism?

The Sixth Annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture Series is a collaboration between Glenwood, Autism & Behavioral Health Center and UAB School of Public Health. This year Dr. Craig Newschaffer, Ph.D. spoke on “Will Epidemiology Help Us Find the Causes of Autism?”

Dr. Newschaffer discussed the history of epidemiologic research on autism including tracking trends in autism prevalence and which approaches make the most sense for autism research. He discussed how to be a smart “consumer” of epidemiologic research findings on autism. You can view his presentation here.

Dr. Newschaffer is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Drexel University School of Public Health.

View the Lecture.