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Scott J. Hunter, PhD

Senior Scientific Expert, Neurodevelopment Disorders


Scott J. Hunter, PhD is Senior Scientific Expert in Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Rare Pediatric Diseases for WCG Clinical Endpoint Solutions. Previously, for 22 years, he was on the faculty at The University of Chicago, where he was Professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Neuroscience, and Pediatrics and Director of Neuropsychology for UChicago Medicine. He served as Chair of the department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. A fellowship trained clinical medical ethicist, he was vice-chair for the UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Institutional Review Board and faculty with the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Dr. Hunter served as 2022 chair of the American Psychological Association (APA)’s Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest and 2014 chair of the Committee on Professional Practice and Standards with the APA Practice Directorate.
A coeditor of four well regarded textbooks addressing neuropsychological development and practice with Cambridge University Press, and the recent publication, Applied Multiculturalism, published by APA Press, Dr. Hunter has authored numerous research articles in peer-reviewed publications, as well as served on multiple editorial boards and as chief editor for Behavioral Sciences.

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