Dr. Eric Fombonne trained in child and adolescent psychiatry in France. He held appointments as clinical scientist at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM, France), as Senior Lecturer and Reader at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital, King’s College London, UK (1993-2001), as tenured Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University (Canada), Head of the Division of Child Psychiatry and Canada Research Chair in Child Psychiatry (2001-2012). In September 2012, he joined the Departments of Psychiatry & Pediatrics at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon (USA), and is now Director of Autism Research at the Institute on Development and Disability. He has a long experience of clinical work with children with autism and their families, over the lifespan, and has been also directing clinical services for teenagers with depression. His research activities on neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders encompass clinical/longitudinal, population-based epidemiological studies in international settings, studies of risk factors and especially of vaccine exposure, clinical trials, and genetic studies. He has published over 340 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 40 chapters in books. He is past Associate Editor of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (JADD; 1994-2004); he is currently Joint Editor of Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (JCPP; 2016-current) and is on the editorial board of several other journals in the field of autism and child psychiatry.
A complete publication list can be found here
Links on the ACAMH website
“Camouflage and autism” by Eric Fombonne
“The passage of time” by Eric Fombonne
“The rising prevalence of autism” by Eric Fombonne
“Isolating the essential difference – The importance of choosing the right type and sufficient numbers of controls in research on neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health conditions” by Eric Fombonne