Whitney Guthrie, PhD

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Whitney Guthrie, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Autism and development disorders
Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


Predoctoral Internship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Postdoctoral Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

Graduate Degree

PhD in Clinical Psychology - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Titles and Academic Titles

Licensed Psychologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Autism screening and detection
Early developmental trajectories of ASD
Individual response to treatment

Awards and Honors

2020, Alavi-Dabiri Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
2017-2021, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Loan Repayment Award
2015, Jane M. West Fellowship
2015, Young Investigator Award, Autism Speaks Toddler Treatment Network
2015, Ermine M. Owenby Jr. Fund to Promote Excellence

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


International Society for Autism Research


Society for Research in Child Development