Stay tuned for details on our 4th annual Huddle Up for Autism, when CAR and the Philadelphia Eagles join together once again to bring families living with autism a day of fun, education, and awareness at Lincoln Financial Field.
Dr. Hsin is a Clinical Autism Fellow at the Center for Autism Research. Her focus has been in co-occuring medical, psychiatric, and developmental conditions. After receiving her Bachelor's degree from Wellesley College, she served as a research assistant at The Children's Hospital Boston for studies examining the use of stimulant and antipsychotic medications in patients with seizure disorders and psychiatric diagnoses. She completed her graduate work in the clinical psychology program at the University of Miami, with a specialization in pediatric health under the mentorship of Annette M. La Greca, Ph.D., ABPP. Dr. Hsin's original data collection projects included a collaborative multi-site study of the roles of family involvement and acculturation in diabetes management of Hispanic youth, and a study of the developmental needs and health behaviors of emerging adults with HIV. During her graduate training, Dr. Hsin also performed comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations and therapy for youth with diabetes and other chronic medical and developmental conditions at the Mailman Center for Child Development through LEND. She also received training to assess youth at the University of Miami Autism Spectrum Assessment Clinic.
Dr. Hsin completed a year of clinical internship and a year of clinical and research fellowship at Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital. There, she conducted neuropsychological assessments of children with symptoms of psychological disorders, autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, and other neuropsychological deficits. She also provided evidence-based individual and family therapy to families who had children with complex medical and/or psychiatric conditions, and served on a Couples Therapy reflecting team. As a fellow, she began a study examining the developmental and psychological concerns of emerging adults with congenital heart disease during the transition to adult medical care. Dr. Hsin also served on the advisory board of the ALANA Program of the Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry, which provides support and multicultural discourse among psychology trainees of the Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals.
Dr. Hsin's clinical and research interests include the application of culturally-sensitive evidence-based assessment and treatment, and identifying the risk and protective factors associated with optimal outcomes for youth with co-occurring medical, psychiatric, and developmental conditions.