Tiffany Ryan - D'urso, MS, MS

 

Tiffany is the Administrative Manager for the Center for Autism Research (CAR). Under the direction of Dr. Schultz, she is responsible for the financial, administrative, strategic planning, human resource, and organizational processes and infrastructure that support CAR’s research mission. She works closely with the Primary Investigators for all projects conducted at CAR and assists them in managing their grant submissions and funding portfolios, progress reporting, project spending, and other regulatory requirements. Prior to being promoted to Administrative Manager, Tiffany served as the Clinic Coordinator at CAR for over 3 years, where she helped manage the operations of the research clinic and handled all facets of cross-study coordination. Tiffany received her bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2004 from Saint Joseph's University and master's degree in Experimental Psychology from Saint Joseph's University in 2005. In 2008, she received her second master's degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College, during which time she completed a year-long clinical internship providing individual and group therapy to child victims of trauma. Prior to joining the Center for Autism Research in 2009, Tiffany was the Program Coordinator for the Starting Young Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, an interdisciplinary pediatric developmental evaluation clinic directed by Judith A. Silver, PhD.