ATN Site Director, Beth Malow, M.D., M.S. Named to Endowed Chair at Vanderbilt University

Autism Speaks’ Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is delighted to announce the high honor bestowed on Beth Malow, M.D., M.S., Site Director of the ATN program at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Malow has been named to Vanderbilt University’s Burry Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, and is one of 10 Vanderbilt faculty members named to endowed chairs in a ceremony on September 26th.

An endowed chair is widely recognized as a great accomplishment reflecting exceptional leadership in a particular academic field. It is considered an elite faculty position and carries with it both prestige and profound responsibility. It is supported by the annual payout from a privately funded endowment.

Leadership and responsibility are nothing new to Dr. Malow. In addition to being a Professor of Pediatrics she is the Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Sleep Disorders Center, Associate Director of the Vanderbilt General Clinical Research Center, and Director of the Vanderbilt Sleep Research Core.

These responsibilities come in addition to her role in the ATN as Principal Investigator/Site Director of Vanderbilt’s ATN program and Chair of the ATN Sleep Committee where she presides over the their research program and the development of sleep management tools for families and health professionals.

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