Daniel B. Crimmins, PhD

Center for Leadership in Disability, Georgia State University
Phone: 404-413-1286
Fax: 404-413-1299
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Daniel B. Crimmins, PhD

Daniel Crimmins, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University (GSU).  In this role he oversees a range training, technical assistance, research, and model service programs that contribute to the independence, inclusion, and productivity of individuals with disabilities of all ages.  After a more-than-twenty-year career at the Westchester Institute for Human Development UCEDD & LEND and the New York Medical College, Dr. Crimmins joined the newly-funded UCEDD at the Marcus Institute in May 2007, moving the program to GSU in August 2008. 

Throughout his career, Dr. Crimmins has worked to improve the capacity of organizations to provide evidence-based behavioral and educational interventions for children and adults. He has taught extensively at the graduate level in special education and public health, and has a long involvement with interdisciplinary postgraduate training.  He now serves on a number of community and state boards and task forces that have the goal of improving access to quality services for individuals with disabilities.

Dr. Crimmins received his BA, MA, and PhD in psychology from Binghamton University and completed an internship in clinical psychology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. In 2002 and 2003, Dr. Crimmins was a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow in Washington DC, where he worked in the Office of Senator Jim Jeffords on health and education policy.