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Joanna Lomas Mevers, PhD, BCBA

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Associate Professor
Department of Pedatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Behavior Treatment Clinics
Marcus Autism Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Biography

Joanna Lomas Mevers, PhD, BCBA, is Program Director of the Severe Behavior Program, the School Consultation Program and the Crisis Prevention Program at Marcus Autism Center. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Lomas Mevers has more than 18 years’ experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related developmental disabilities. Specifically, her work focuses on the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior. She treats some of the most challenging cases in the country. Dr. Lomas Mevers specializes in toilet training individuals with developmental disabilities. 

Research

Dr. Lomas Mevers’ current research interests include development of effective toileting interventions for urine and bowel training, increasing the social validity of behavioral interventions, increasing efficiencies in caregiver training and identifying treatment components that are essential to maintaining positive long-term treatment outcomes.

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