Patricia Howlin, PhD Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and Professor of Developmental Disability, University of Sydney
Patricia Howlin is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and Professor of Developmental Disability at the University of Sydney. Her principal research interests focus on the long-term prognosis for individuals with autism spectrum and other developmental disorders and on developing intervention programmes that may help to improve outcome. Professor Howlin is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and has served as Chair of the UK Association of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and the Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes. She is a founding editor of the journal Autism. Recent awards include the INSAR Life-time Achievement Award and the Kanner-Asperger medal from the German, Austrian, Swiss Society for Research in Autism Spectrum Conditions.