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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Secondary Appointment Faculty

Dr. Judson ChandlerLaura Arnstein Carpenter, Ph.D., BCBA
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

(843) 876-1516 phone


Biographical Sketch
Dr. Carpenter is an associate professor of pediatrics and psychiatry. She is a clinical psychologist and board certified behavior analayst. She helps to coordinate an autism spectrum disorder diagnostic clinic in the Divsision of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She also helps to coordinate the South Carolina Leadership Education in Autism Spectum Disorders and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (SC LEND) program. She supervises predoctoral psychology interns, and post doctoral fellows in psychology and developmental behavioral pediatrics in the area of pediatric assessment. Dr. Carpenter’s research interests are in the epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders, and in clinical trials for novel treatments for autism spectrum disorders. 

Clinical and/or Research Expertise
autism, developmental disabilities, applied behavior analysis


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