Geraldine Dawson

Professor: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Pediatrics, and Psychology & Neuroscience; Director, Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development; Faculty Fellow of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Research Interests:

  • Developmental Psychology


  • Ph.D. University of Washington - 1979

Recent Publications (More Publications)

  • Campbell, K; Carpenter, KLH; Espinosa, S; Hashemi, J; Qiu, Q; Tepper, M; Calderbank, R; Sapiro, G; Egger, HL; Baker, JP; Dawson, G (2017) Use of a Digital Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers - Revised with Follow-up to Improve Quality of Screening for Autism. The Journal of Pediatrics, [doi], [abs]
  • Faja, S; Dawson, G; Sullivan, K; Meltzoff, AN; Estes, A; Bernier, R (2016) Executive function predicts the development of play skills for verbal preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Autism Research, 9, 1274-1284, [doi], [abs]
  • Dasgupta, J; Bhavnani, S; Estrin, GL; Mukherjee, D; Banerjee, A; Belmonte, MK; Chakrabarti, B; Divan, G; Dawson, G; Johnson, MH; McPartland, JC; Singh, NC; Patel, V (2016) Translating neuroscience to the front lines: point-of-care detection of neuropsychiatric disorders. The Lancet. Psychiatry, 3, 915-917, [doi]
  • Neuhaus, E; Jones, EJH; Barnes, K; Sterling, L; Estes, A; Munson, J; Dawson, G; Webb, SJ (2016) The Relationship Between Early Neural Responses to Emotional Faces at Age 3 and Later Autism and Anxiety Symptoms in Adolescents with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 2450-2463, [doi], [abs]
  • Dawson, G (2016) Why It's Important to Continue Universal Autism Screening While Research Fully Examines Its Impact. JAMA Pediatrics, 170, 527-528, [doi]