Alabama Maternal and Child Health Leadership Network

Dr. Temple Grandin Visits UAB Campus

Alabama MCH Network faculty meet with Dr. Temple Grandin during her recent visit to the UAB campus. Dr. Grandin, who provided a keynote lecture to entering freshman related to her book "My Life in Pictures," is a noted author, speaker, and animal scientist. She has used her experience as a person with autism to focus her career on the design of humane livestock handling facilities. She is a respected expert who also provides insight to individuals with autism and Asperger's Syndrome as well as their families on treatment, learning, and socialization.

(L to R): Dr. Anne Turner-Henson, Dr. Martha Wingate, Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Glenda Smith, Dr. Julie Preskitt, and Dr. Fred Biasini

Pictured are (L to R): Dr. Anne Turner-Henson, Dr. Martha Wingate, Dr. Temple Grandin, Dr. Glenda Smith, Dr. Julie Preskitt, and Dr. Fred Biasini.