Dr. Chana Richter is a pediatrician at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, with a focus in developmental disabilities. She works at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, primarily focusing on new diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Richter received her Bachelors in Science from Touro University/Lander College of Arts and Sciences, and completed her Masters in Education and Special Education through Touro as well. She taught children of varying ages and abilities, and was the Assistant Director of a school for children with special needs for several years.
Dr. Richter studied medicine at the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. She completed residency in Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and focused training in the diagnosis and care of children with autism at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her current focus is bridging the gap to diagnosis of autism and initiation of supportive treatment, as well identifying barriers to diagnosis.