Phone: (919) 843-8641
B.S., Psychology, University of Maryland
M.D., Medicine, University of Maryland
26 credits towards M.S. in Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University
Internship, Internal Medicine, Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona
Residency, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Registrar to Professor Michael Rutter, Children’s Dept, Maudsley Hospital, London, England
Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship, Psychiatric Genetics, John Merck Scholars Program in Developmental Disabilities, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Joseph Piven’s research focus is on the pathogenesis of autism including neural mechanisms, genetic basis and neuropsychological and behavioral phenotype. He serves as Director for the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities and is Editor in Chief of The Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Dr. Piven is also the Principal Investigator for the NIH ACE Network on the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS).
1. Wolff JJ, Gu H, Gerig G, Elison JT, Styner M, Gouttard S, Botteron KN, Dager SR, Paterson SJ, Schultz RT, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J. Differences in the White Matter Fiber Tract Development Present From 6 to 24 Months in infants With Autism. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2012 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:22362397
2. Hazlett HC, Poe MD, Gerig G, Styner M, Chappell C, Smith RG, Vachet, C., & Piven J. Early brain overgrowth in autism results from an increase in cortical surface area before age 2. Arch of Gen Psych. 2011 May; 68(5):467-76. PubMed PMID: 21536976
3. Losh M, Adolphs R, Poe M, Couture S, Penn D, Baranek G, Piven J. The Neuropsychological Profile of Autism and the Broad Autism Phenotype. Archives of General Psychiatry May 2009; 66: 518-526.
4. Piven J, Rabins P, Berry-Kravis E, Bodfish J, Buckwalter K, Callahan C, Coyle J, Dawson G, Dilworth-Anderson P, Folstein S, Fombonne E, Heller T, Hyman SL, Lord C, Lyketsos C, Mandell D, Murphy D, Samstad E, Silverman W, Tyler C. (in press). Autism spectrum disorders in older adults: toward defining a research agenda. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2011 Nov;59(11):2151-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03632.x. Epub 2011 Nov 8. Review.