Laura B. Silverman, Ph.D.

Laura B. Silverman, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 671
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-2986

Patient Care Bio

My current clinical activities include the provision of two types of services: 1) autism diagnostic assessments through Kirch Developmental Services clinic; and 2) parent training designed to decrease challenging behaviors and increase adaptive behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Dissertation Award - Best Behavioral Dissertation | International Meeting For Autism Research (IMFAR) 2008 - 2008
Helen and Vincent Nowlis Award for Excellence in Teaching | Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology | University of Rochester 2003 - 2003
Cum Laude in Psychology | Vassar College 1996

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Clinical Psychology | University of Rochester2007
MA | Clinical Psychology | University of Rochester2002
BA | Psychology | Vassar College1996

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Developmental Disabilities at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/2006 - 06/30/2008