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Academic Background


B.A., English & Communications, Regis College, 1981
M.P.A., Sawyer School of Management, Suffolk University, 2008


  • Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program, UMass Medical School E. K. Shriver Center, 2066
  • Family Scholar, American Maternal and Child Health program (AMCHP)

Current Appointments

  • Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Family Faculty, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmentaland Related Disabilities (LEND) Program
  • Director of Family & Community Partnerships, E.K. Shriver Center
  • Managing Editor, Shriver Center Spotlight, E.K. Shriver Center
  • Adjunct Professor, Sawyer School of Management, Suffolk University
  • State Team Leader, Massachusetts Act Early Campaign
  • Massachusetts "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Ambassador, CDC/AUCD
  • Transition Subcommittee member, Massachusetts Governor's Autism Commission
  • Transition task force member, Mayor Menino's Autism Task Force, City of Boston
  • Advisor, Act Early Workgroup for the Benchmarks in Early Screening and Testing (BEST)
  • Advisory Council member, Help me Grow Program, Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)
  • Family Partner Consultant, Maternal and Child Health Program, Boston University School of Public Health
Elaine Gabovitch

Professional interests:

  • Family-centered care; family involvement
  • Children, youth and adults with disabilities and special health care needs (SHCN)
  • Early identification and intervention of autism and other developmental disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) across the life course
  • Transition for youth with disabilities and their families
  • Non-profit management
  • Leadership and advocacy studies

Research Interests:

  • Family-centered care for CYSHCN and their families
  • Transition for youth with disabilities and their families
  • Community-based participatory research in developmental disabilities and ASDs
  • Health promotion for children, youth and adults with ASDs
Search Criteria
  • European Union