Diana L. Robins, PhD
Professor and Director of the AJ Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University; Developer of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT)
Diana L. Robins, Ph.D. (University of Connecticut, 2002) is a professor and the Director of the AJ Drexel Autism Institute at Drexel University, where she leads the Research Program in Early Detection and Intervention for ASD. She also holds secondary appointments in Community Health and Prevention in the Dornsife School of Public Health and Psychological Brain Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences. Much of her work has centered around developing, validating, and refining a widely-used screening tool for ASD, the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, or M-CHAT. She is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Robins also served as the treasurer for the International Society for Autism Research from 2017-2019.