Nathan Call – 9th international forum 'Every child deserves a family'

Nathan Call

Dr. Call received his Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Iowa in 2003 under the
mentorship of David P. Wacker, Ph.D., one of the pre-eminent clinicians and researchers in the
area of treating behavior problems exhibited by individuals with disabilities. He completed a pre-
doctoral internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Center for Disabilities &
Development and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Marcus Institute and Emory University under
the supervision of Wayne Fisher, Ph.D., and Henry S. Roane, Ph.D. After working as an assistant
professor at Louisiana State University from 2004-2006, Dr. Call returned to the Marcus Autism
Center, where he is currently the Clinical Director for the Center, Director of the Severe
Behavior Programs, and an Associate Professor in the Emory University School of Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics. In addition to overseeing the daily operation of the clinical programs at
the Marcus Center and supervising many trainees, Dr. Call maintains an active research agenda
that includes studies of interventions for problem behaviors such as aggression, self-injury,
elopement, pica, and encopresis, several of which consist of randomized clinical trials funded by
the National Institutes of Health.