Roger J Jou, MD, MPH, PhD

Roger J. Jou MD, MPH, PhD is a psychiatrist and researcher who specializes in autism across the lifespan, working exclusively with children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum.  He routinely conducts psychiatric evaluations / consultations and provides ongoing clinical care in the form of pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, counseling, and mentoring.  Dr. Jou favors multiple simultaneous approaches to intervention involving interactions beyond the traditional dyad.  To this end, he has developed and incorporated a free online community and resource called Project CASY (Community Autism Socials at Yale), providing social-recreation, education, and support groups for the Connecticut autism community.  With over 15 years of autism-related experience, he has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.  Dr. Jou’s autism research is currently focused on clinical trials, novel biological and psychosocial interventions, and studying neuroanatomical diversity using MRI technology.  He is the recipient of a dozen honors and awards while completing an autism-focused clinical and research fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center (New Haven, CT) where he remains on faculty and active member of Connecticut’s autism community.