James A. Mulick, PH.D. :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

James A. Mulick, Ph.D

James A. Mulick, Ph.D

Contact Information

Autism Development Assessment Program
187 W Shrock Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-8315
FX: (614) 355-8361

Biography

James Mulick, PhD is currently a Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology at The Ohio State University. He studied psychology at Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ, and earned his doctorate at The University of Vermont. He has taught at Northeastern University, the Brown University Program in Medicine, and the University of Rhode Island. He came to The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital in 1983. At The Ohio State University, he has pursued research interests in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Behavior Analysis, Autism, and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. He established the first postdoctoral fellowship program for pediatric psychologists in 1987 and continues as Director of the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities postdoctoral psychology fellowship program track based at the Child Development Center of Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is active in the leadership of the American Psychological Association's Divisions of Behavior Analysis and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Behavior Analysis
  • Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Autism
  • Developmental and Behavioral Disorders
  • Early Intervention

Research Funding*:

  • Parent Training Research, NIMH

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Vermont
    Date Completed: 06/30/1975

Fellowship

  • University of North Carolina
    Date Completed: 06/30/1976

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Pediatric Psychology & Neuropsychology

Specialty:

  • Behavior Analyst

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 05/01/1998

Professional Experience

1983–present

  • Psychologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital

1983–present

  • Professor, The Ohio State University

1978–1983

  • Director of Psychology and Training, Child Development Center, RI Hospital

1977–1978

  • Chief Psychologist, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center for Mental Retardation

Publications

  • Johnson, C, Butter, E, Handen, B, Sukholdosky, D., Mulick, J.A., Lecavalier, L, Aman, M, Arnold, L, Scahill, L, Stigler, K, & McDougle, C. 2009. Standardized Observation Analogue Procedure (SOAP) for Assessing Parent and Child Behaviors in Clinical Trials.  Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research. Vol. 34, no. January: 230-238.
  • Silva, M. & Mulick, J.A. 2009. Diagnosing Autistic Disorder: Fundamental Aspects and Practical Considerations.  ] Psicologia Ciência & Profissão. Vol. 29, no. 1. (January): 116-131.
  • Johnson, C, Butter, E, Handen, B, Sukholdosky, D., Mulick, J.A., Lecavalier, L, Aman, M, Arnold, L, Scahill, L, Stigler, K, & McDougle, C. 2009. Standardized Observation Analogue Procedure (SOAP) for Assessing Parent and Child Behaviors in Clinical Trials.  Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability Research. Vol. 34, no. January: 230-238.
  • Scahill, L. , Aman, M.G., McDougle,C.J., Arnold, L.E., McCracken,J.T., Handen,B., Johnson,C., Dziura,J., Butter,E., Sukhodolsky,D., Swiezy,N., Mulick,J., Stigler, K., Bearss, K., Ritz,L., Wagner, A., & Vitiello, B. 2009. Trial Design Challenges When Combining Medication and Parent Training in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Vol. 39, no. January: 720-729.
  • Mulick,J,A. 2001. Stop teaching our kids to kill.  BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 16, no. 2. (April): 137-140.
  • Mulick,J,A. 1984. MORE ON USER FRIENDLINESS.  BYTE. Vol. 9, no. 10. (January): 30-?.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1975 - Present
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1975 - Present
  • Member, Association for Behavior Analysis International, 1982 - Present
  • Member, New York Academy of Sciences, 1992 - Present
  • Member, Ohio Psychological Association, 2007 - Present
  • Karl F. Heiser APA Presidential Award for Advocacy, 1998
  • John W. Jacobson Award for Critical Thinking, APA, Division (33) Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 2009
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Ohio Psychological Association, 2006
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