About Catherine E. Rice

Catherine E. Rice

Dr. Catherine Rice, an Epidemiologist and Developmental Psychologist, has influenced people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) through her research, training, and teaching for around 20 years. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Emory University and went on to earn a Ph.D. from Boston College in Developmental Psychology. In 2008, she was named the Autism Society of America Professional of the Year. Her work with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is in the Prevention Research Branch. She also works with the Autism Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network to document and describe the number of children with ASD in the United States. Dr. Rice trains professionals to diagnose and assess people with ASD at the Emory Autism Center where she acts as a Diagnostic Associate.