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Carol Curtin

Associate professor, University of Massachusetts

Carol Curtin is associate professor of family medicine and of community health and psychiatry at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at the University of Massachusetts in Waltham.

June 2020
Illustration shows the shadow of a child falling on a cafeteria tray of food.

Calling on primary care providers to help autistic children with weight issues

by ,  /  23 June 2020

Pediatric primary care practitioners have a critical responsibility to provide guidance for autistic children struggling with weight gain, and to advocate for them at home and at school.