Laura Stoppelbein, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Psychology, has been named division director of Outpatient Services at Glenwood Autism & Behavioral Health Center.
Stoppelbein’s new role includes supervising and coordinating outpatient clinical services performed by psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as speech and occupational therapists at Glenwood. Glenwood provides clinical services to children and adolescents who experience a wide range of mental health problems including autism spectrum disorders (ASD), as well as ADHD, anxiety, depression, and oppositional behaviors.
At UAB, Stoppelbein will continue to supervise graduate and undergraduate students in clinical and research practica, as well as supervise their research activities at Glenwood. She was hired as a joint faculty member in 2011 through a partnership between UAB and Glenwood.