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Alexis Pavlov, PhD, BCBA-D

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Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Psychologist, Severe Behavior Program
Marcus Autism Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Alexis Pavlov, PhD, BCBA-D is an Assistant Professor in the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and a Psychologist in the Severe Behavior Program at Marcus Autism Center. Dr. Pavlov specializes in the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior. Additionally, her clinical work focuses on behavioral supports for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities and who present to the hospital in crisis due to challenging behaviors.


Dr. Pavlov’s research interests include assessment and treatment for severe problem behavior, crisis prevention and de-escalation in medical settings, and caregiver acceptability of crisis intervention programming.

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