Cynthia Johnson, PhD
Childrens Hospital for Rehabilitation
Treatment & Services
- Autism Evaluation
- Center for Autism
- Evaluation Of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Psychological Evaluation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
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About Cynthia Johnson, PhD
Cynthia Rheney Johnson, PhD is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism and a Professor of Pediatrics at the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She also is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She is a licensed psychologist and a board certified behavior analyst – doctoral level. She is a Fellow of Division 33 (Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder) of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Johnson has provided program development, clinical care and clinical supervision for youth with ASD for over 25 years. Additionally, Dr. Johnson has been the principal investigator of numerous multi-site NIH-funded and other federally-funded grants with much of this research focused on treatment development and randomized clinical trials. She was a primary developer of the parent training intervention used in both the Research Unit in Pediatric Psychopharmacology and the Research Unit for Behavior Intervention consortiums. More recent research has focused on feeding and sleep issues in autism.
To read more of Dr. Johnson's publications go here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/cynthia.johnson.1/bibliography/public/?sortby=pubDate&sdirection=ascending .
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD USA
Medical Education - University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC USA
Residency - Children's Village
Dobbs Ferry, NY USA
Graduate School - University of South Carolina
Master of Arts
Columbia, SC USA
Undergraduate - College of Charleston
Charleston, SC USA
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Research & Publications
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