Paul E. Touchette

Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Principal Psychologist, Child Neurology, UCI Medical Center


Ed.D., Harvard University, 1967, Psychology Research


M.Ed., Harvard University, 1963


B.A., Harvard College, 1960, Psychology

Phone: 949-856-2733
Email: petouche@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
18 Mendel Court
Mail Code: 4482
Irvine, CA 92617


Research
Interests
Behavioral Medicine, Behavior Modification in Public Health, Autism, Developmental Disabilities.
   
Appointments Co-Director, Applied Neurobehavioral Research Institute
California Dept of Developmental Services 2000 – 2009

Consultant in Behavior Analysis, 2002 - 2007
Movement Disorders Quantification project
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
   
Research
Abstract
Attention measurement, learning measurement, stimulus control, instructional procedure and development evaluation.
   
Publications Sandman, C., Touchette, P., Marion, S. & Chicz-Demet, A. The Role of Proopiomelanacortin (POMC) in Sequentially Dependent Self-Injurious Behavior. (2008) Developmental Psychobiology, 50, 680-689.
   
  Kroeker, R., Touchette, P., Engelman, L. and Sandman, C. Quantifying Temporal Distributions of Self-injurious Behavior: Defining Bouts Versus Discrete Events. (2004) American Journal of Mental Retardation, 109, 1-8.
   
  Haier, R.J., Chueh, D., Touchette, P., Lott, I.T., Buchsbaum, M.S., Macmillan, D., Sandman. C., LaCasse, L. and Sosa, E. Brain Size and Cerebral Glucose Metabolic Rate in Non-Specific Mental Retardation and Down Syndrome. (1995) Intelligence, 20, 191-210.
   
  Touchette, P., Douglass, E., Graeff, J., Monoang, I., Mathe, M., and Ware, L. (1994) An Analysis of Home Based Oral Rehydration Therapy in the Kingdom of Lesotho. Journal of Social Science and Medicine, 39, 425-432.
   
  Harrold M; Lutzker JR; Campbell RV; Touchette PE. Improving parent-child interactions for families of children with developmental disabilities. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1992 Jun, 23(2):89-100.
   
Grants 2006-2011 Emergence of SIB in Individuals with Developmental Delay (NIH) HD 35461 Co-Investigator, (Sandman P.I.) TDC $1,963,503
   
2000-2007 Behavior Analysis in Developmental Disabilities Research (CA) DDS 97-318 Contract Manager TDC $1,025,000
   
1998-2003 The Neurobiology and Genetics of Autism (NIH) HD/DC 35458-01A1 Assessment Core Director, (Spence P.I.) TDC $3,645,749
   
1998-2003 The Neurobiology and Genetics of Autism (NIH) HD/DC 35458-01A1 Assessment Core Director, (Spence P.I.) TDC $3,645,749
   
Other Experience Assistant in Neurology/Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital 1967—1970

Research Center UCI Mental Retardation Research Center
   
   
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Last updated 12/14/2011