David B. McAdam, Ph.D.

David B. McAdam, Ph.D.

Contact Information

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

Administrative: (585) 275-6605

Research Bio

Dr. McAdam's primary research interest is Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 16 available »

Maduas-Knapp V, Simmons L, Verstraete SK, McAdam DB. "Assessment and treatment of feeding-related problem behaviors of a 16-year-old girl with PDD-NOS: A school-based case study." Clinical Case Studies. 2012; 11: 276-284.
Williams DE, McAdam D. "Assessment, behavioral treatment, and prevention of pica: clinical guidelines and recommendations for practitioners." Research in developmental disabilities.. 2012 33(6):2050-7. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
Napolitano DA, Smith T, Zarcone JR, Goodkin K, McAdam DB. "Increasing response diversity in children with autism." Journal of applied behavior analysis. 2010 43(2):265-71.
2007 May
Napolitano, D.A., Blakkman, L.A., Vallese, H.M., & McAdam, D.B. "Functional Communication Training to Reduce Pica". SLP-ABA. 2007; 1: 25-31.
Napolitano DA, Tessing JL, McAdam DB, Dunleavy J, Cifuni NM. "The influence of idiosyncratic antecedent variables on problem behavior displayed by a person with PDD." Journal of Physical and Developmental Disabilities.. 2006; 18: 295-305.

Current Appointments

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


PhD | Developmental & Child Psychology | University of Kansas2000
MA | Applied Behavior Analysis and Therapy | Southern Illinois University at Carbondale1992
BA | Psychology | California State University at Chico1988