About Lisa Croen

Lisa Croen

Dr. Lisa Croen, a senior research scientist, is the director of the Kaiser Permanente Autism Research Program at the Division of Research (DOR), Kaiser Permanente Northern California, which is funded by Autism Speaks and HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration.) At the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Croen earned a Master’s of Public Health and later a Ph.D. in epidemiology. The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) and the Early Autism Risk Longitudinal Investigation Study (EARLI) are two federally funded autism research projects that Dr. Croen has been charged with leading. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has funded a research for the California Autism Twins Study (CATS) of which Dr. Croen is a co-investigator. Health service of those with ASD is another area of interest for Dr. Croen.