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Nathan A. Call, PhD, BCBA-D

Nathan Atkin Call, PhD, BCBA-D headshot

Clinical Director
Marcus Autism Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

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Nathan Call, PhD, BCBA-D, received his doctorate in school psychology from the University of Iowa in 2003. He has been at Marcus Autism Center since 2006, where he has held many positions as a clinician and as a leader of treatment programs. He currently serves as the center's Clinical Director. In this role he oversees all clinical activities and works to develop clinical innovations.


Dr. Call has an active research agenda that includes publishing in and serving on the editorial board for several journals, including as an associate editor for Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice. Dr. Call’s current research interests include the assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders. He is a strong proponent of disseminating behavioral treatments to broader audiences, which has led him to serve as principal investigator on several federally funded randomized clinical trials. Dr. Call has also conducted translational research in behavioral economics and measure development.

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