James B. Adams

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Biographical Information

"James B. Adams is a father of a daughter with autism, diagnosed in 1994, and that is what led him to eventually shift much of his research emphasis to autism, focusing on biological causes and treatments. He is currently a President’s Professor at Arizona State University, where he directs the ASU Autism/Asperger’s Research Program." [1]

Adams also holds a post at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. wiki

Autism-Related Service and Awards

  • President, Autism Society of Greater Phoenix, 2000 - present
  • President and founder, Autism Conferences of America, 2005 - present
  • Evening of Champions Award (for research and service) from national Autism Society of America, 2007
  • Autism Service Award, Greater Phoenix Chapter of the Autism Society of America, 2008
  • Daniel Jankowski Legacy Award 2009 for teaching, research, and service to ASU
  • Board of Directors, Autism Research Institute, 2007 - 2009
  • Co-Leader, Science Advisory Committee, Autism Research Institute, 2008 - present
  • Board of Directors, Autism Society of America, 2009 - 2010
  • President’s Professor, Arizona State University, 2010 - present

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. autism.asu.edu James B. Adams, organizational web page, accessed June 5, 2014.
  2. International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology Scientific Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed June 5, 2014.