Kimberly Stigler, M.D.
Kimberly A. Stigler, M.D.
|Personal Statement||I am interested in the neurobiology and psychopharmacology of autism and related pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs). My research is focused on developing pharmacological treatments to help target interfering behavioral symptoms commonly associated with these disorders. As Medical Director of the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, I enjoy active involvement in the clinical care of individuals with PDDs. Beyond my clinical and research interests, I am invested in the training of future child and adolescent psychiatrists and am involved in multiple aspects of residency and fellowship education.|
|Education||Graduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-General Psychiatry
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
|Current Academic Interests||Teaching: Assistant Training Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows.
Clinical: Medical Director of the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center at Riley Hospital for Children.
Research: Primary research focus is the psychopharmacology of autism and related pervasive developmental disorders.
|Recent Publications||Stigler, K.A., McDougle, C.J.: Pharmacotherapy of irritability in pervasive developmental disorders. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 17(4);739-752, 2008.
Stigler, K.A., Diener, J.T., Kohn, A.E., Erickson, C.A., Posey, D.J., McDougle, C.J.: A prospective, open-label study of aripiprazole in youth with pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified and Asperger’s disorder. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol, 19(3):265-274, 2009.
Stigler, K.A., Sweeten, T.L., Posey, D.J., McDougle, C.J.: Autism and immune factors: A comprehensive review. Res Aut Spectr Disord, in press.