Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Laurence Sugarman

Director, Center for Applied Psychophysiology and Self-regulation
Research professor, College of Health Sciences and Technology
General and Behavioral Pediatrician, Easter Seals Diagnostic and Treatment Center

Expert in:
Children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Clinical Hypnosis
Hypnosis in pediatric practice

Co-Director, National Pediatric Hypnosis Training Institute workshops, 2010-present
Faculty, Regional Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oslo, Norway, 2007-present
Co-Director of Education, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, 2011-2013
President, American Board of Medical Hypnosis, 2006-2012
Executive Committee, Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006-2009
Co-Author/Editor, Therapeutic Hypnosis with Children and Adolescents, 2nd ed., 2013.

Senior Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1986-1987
Intern, assistant resident, associate resident, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1983-86
M.D., University of Missouri, 1983
Physician Assistant, St. Louis University, 1979
BA in biology, Washington University, 1976

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