Disciplines: Medicine and Psychiatry
Stephen J. Sheinkopf is an associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Sheinkopf works as both a clinician and a researcher with expertise is the area of autism and developmental disabilities. Dr. Sheinkopf’s clinical service is focused on the early diagnosis and clinical management of autism. His primary research interests include the identification of very early signs of autism in infancy, the development of social communication abilities in young children with autism, and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children exposed to drugs prenatally. Dr. Sheinkopf is co-director of the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment and co-leader of the autism research initiative in the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute at the Brown School of Public Health. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Miami.