Lauren Bishop

Position title: Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Lauren Bishop, MSW, PhD has a program of research that aims to characterize health disparities in and improve the health and well-being of adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. Her research uses both prospective data and large, administrative data sets to test mechanisms underlying health disparities in adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. The overall goal of this research is to find the best ways to help adults with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities live long, healthy, and self-determined lives in their communities.