Fred R Volkmar MD

Irving B. Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Pediatrics, of Psychiatry and of Psychology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchChild Study Center: Developmental Disabilities Program; NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders; Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program; Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training | Pediatrics | Psychiatry

Research Interests

Autism and related disorders; Asperger's disorder; Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (CDD); Social development; Diagnosis; Neuropsychology more...


  • M.A., Stanford University, 1976
  • M.D., Stanford University, 1976

Selected Publications

  • Chawarska, K., Volkmar, F., & Klin, A. (2010). Limited Attentional Bias for Faces in toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Archives of General Psychiatry, 67:2, 178-185. [PMID: 20124117]
  • Pinto, D., Pagnamenta, A. T., Klei, L., Anney, R., Merico, D., Regan, R., et al. (2010). Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders. [10.1038/nature09146]. Nature, advance online publication. [PMID: 20531469]
  • Reichow, B. & Volkmar, F.R. (2010). Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Autism: Evaluation for Evidence-Based Practices within a Best Evidence Synthesis Framework. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40:2, 149-166. [PMID: 19655240]



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