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Advisory Board

JoyDew has attracted some of the brightest minds in the field of autism to its advisory board.

Eric Bio

Eric Hollander

Dr. Eric Hollander is the Director of the Autism and Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Program, Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Program, and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. He is also Director of the Spectrum Neuroscience and Treatment Institute. Previously, Hollander was Klingenstein Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Director of the Seaver and Greater NY Autism Center of Excellence; and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Compulsive and Impulsive Disorders Program at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Hollander is the principal investigator for 10 federal grants, including the DOD-CBDV in Autism; FDA-OPD Oxytocin in Prader Willie; NIH Greater New York Autism Center of Excellence, the NIMH Research Training Grant in Psychopharmacology, FDA treatment trial of pediatric body dysmorphic disorder, and Autism Clinical Trials Network. Hollander has done extensive research on obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, impulsive control disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and autism, and is the chair of DSM-V Research Planning Agenda for Obsessive Compulsive Behavior Spectrum Disorders.

Dr. Hollander has published more than 500 scientific reports in the psychiatric field and edited 19 books, including the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Autism Spectrum Disorders (2010), the American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Anxiety Disorders (2009), and The Clinical Manual of Impulse Control Disorders (2006). He is listed in NY Magazine's "Best Doctors", and "Best Doctors in America". He has made frequent media appearances on the Today Show, Dateline NBC, People Magazine, and the New York Times. He is also co-author with Marc Summers of Everything In Its Place: My Trials and Triumphs with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Penguin Putnam, 1999) and co-authored with Nick Bakalar, Coping with Social Anxiety: The Definitive Guide to Effective Treatment Options (2005).

Monica Bio

Monica Osgood

Monica Osgood is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Celebrate the Children School (CTC) in Denville, NJ, serving learners from more than 70 school districts. She is also the founder and Director of Limitless, programs for children, adolescents, and adults with unique abilities, and a founding Board Member of the Profectum Foundation, a global online DIR-FCD training, and certification resource for professionals and parents. Additional accomplishments include serving on many advisory boards, speaking engagements, and participation in television, network specials, and news articles worldwide, including a TIME Magazine cover story in 2006 and National Geographic in 2020. She also collaborated with three-time Grammy-nominated children's artists Dan Myers and Brady Rymer on an album and music video celebrating diversity in children with all abilities released in April 2011. Most recently, she worked with the producers of the Love on the Spectrum Netflix Series to cast for the upcoming season in the USA.

Anya Bio

Anya Luchow-Liberman

Dr. Anya Luchow Liberman, PHD is a psychologist in Tenafly, NJ. She is a neurofeedback practitioner, QEEG technician, Interactive Metronome trainer, PIR-HEG training provider and custody and divorce mediator. Prior to becoming a private practitioner in 1982, she was the Dean of Freshman at Barnard College at Columbia University. She has written a variety of publications on the topic of child psychology and is a member of a variety of professional organizations in the autism spectrum arena. Dr. Luchow-Lieberman received her PhD from Columbia University.

Kenneth Bio

Kenneth B. Kutzer

Currently the Executive Director of the JoyDew Foundation in Pennsylvania, Ken Kutzer is a veteran Corporate Director who worked for 39 years in the US and internationally. He has extensive experience working with diverse cultures and people with disabilities. He has led many global teams to implement corporate processes and strategies and has been integrally involved in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Ken is the father of a 27-year-old autistic son and is very active in the autism community of Southwestern Pennsylvania.