Kerim Munir, MD

Institute for Community Inclusion/ UCEDD
Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 857-218-4330
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 27, 2012


Discipline Coordinators: Psychiatry: Developmental
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: NIH MH/DD program
Discipline(s): Psychiatry
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: University College London, BSc, 1975

University of London, MB, BS, 1979

Royal Colleges of Physicians & Surgeons, LRCP MRCS, 1979

Harvard School of Public Health, MPH, 1985

Harvard School of Public Health, DCs, 1993


Positions and Employment

1997-present Director of Psychiatry and Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Division of General Pediatrics, IICI

1997-present Associate in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

1997-present Director of Psychiatry, ICI (UCEDD), Children’s Hospital Boston (HRSA 2T73 MD 0002010)

2001-present Director, International Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) Research Training Program, CHB (Fogarty/NIH D43 TW05807)


1998-present Advisory Board, Autism Society of America (Massachusetts Chapter)

1999-present Director, Autism & Asperger Disorder Course, AAMR

2002-present Director, National Mental Health Policy, Earthquake Emergency and Reconstruction Program, World Bank and Ministry of Health, Turkey

2002-present Advisory Board, New England ADA

Selected Publications

Erol N, Simsek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Behavioral and emotional problems among Turkish children at age 2-3. J Am Acad Child Adolescent Psychiatry 2004;44:80-87

Erol N, Sisek Z, Oner O, Munir K. Effects of internal displacement and resettlement on children: mental health problems reported by parents, teachers and youth. European Psychiatry 2005;39:243-246

Melmed R, Munir K, Tanguay P. Autism and pervasive developmental disorders. In: Rubin L and Crocker A (Eds.) Delivery of Medial Care for Children with Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities. 2nd edition. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co., Inc. (In press – 2005)