Krista M. Clancy
Autism Center Director

Dr. Krista Clancy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a limited licensed in psychologist. She earned her undergraduate at Western Michigan University in 1997, her masters at Eastern Michigan University in 2000, and her Ph D at Wayne State University in 2017. She has been practicing in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and autism for the last 20 years. As the Autism Center Director for University Pediatricians, she is responsible for the training and program development of the ABA treatment and the clinical oversight of the center. She also oversees curriculum development and the field placement for all students in the behavior analytic training programs at Wayne State University in the College of Education. She collaborates with the School of Medicine at Wayne State University to run an interdisciplinary training rotation for approximately 150 students and residents per year in a variety of programs medical and clinical programs. She has been the Principle Investigator on state grants totaling approximately 1.5 million dollars in 2015-2018 focused on capacity building and support of the autism insurance legislation passed in 2013. Dr. Clancy is a faculty member supporting the Leadership in Education in Neurodevelopment Disabilities (LEND) where she has contributed to the curriculum development and the training of LEND long term trainees along with faculty content experts from six different Michigan Universities. Additionally, Dr. Clancy was appointed to the State of Michigan Autism Council in 2016 as the university representative where she has recently been involved in a committee to review the autism state plan.

Ramzi Hasson
Ph.D, LP, Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Director of Assessment Services

Dr. Ramzi Hasson, is a licensed psychologist who specializes in pediatric neuropsychology. Clinical interest include autism, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and acquired brain injuries or diseases. He obtained his PhD from Michigan State University, completed an APA accredited clinical internship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and Psychology and recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan Depart of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation within the Pediatric Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology Division. Dr. Hasson oversees an autism-focused assessment clinic (AAEC Clinic) and runs a pediatric neuropsychology clinic within the Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center.

Ann Patronik
Autism Center
Regional Clinic Manager

Ann’s 30 year career has been dedicated to providing quality programming that enhances the lives of people with a disability. Her passion for this work began while in college working at a summer camp for adults with significant disabilities. She has a degree in Recreation Therapy. Her focus has been the development and management of programs for programs for individuals with a disabilities. She has worked at an Independent Living Center in OH and a local community agency providing Inclusive programming and providing support to community recreation providers that opened their doors to support individuals with disabilities in their programs. She also was the Program Director at a local Autism Center that provided Therapeutic and Support services to individuals with Autism and their families. She strongly believes in self-determination and that people with a disability deserve to live the life they chose with support from the community. She has learned first hand the joys and challenges of raising a son with Autism.