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Valerie Volkert, PhD, BCBA-D

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Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

Psychologist & Program Manager
Children’s Multidisciplinary Feeding Program
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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Valerie M. Volkert, PhD, BCBA-D, is a Psychologist and Program Manager for the Feeding Program at Marcus Autism Center. She oversees patients in intensive day treatment and outpatient clinics, supervises interns and residents, and pursues lines of clinical research. She is particularly interested in treatments to increase advanced feeding skills, such as self-feeding and chewing.


Dr. Volkert's research interests are in the areas of Pediatric Feeding Disorder (PFD) and Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).

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