Bonnie McBride, PhD, BCBA-D, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has worked for over 25 years in the field of autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities as a certified teacher, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and researcher. Dr. McBride’s work has focused primarily on early treatment of ASD, program development and effective implementation of evidence-based practices. She works collaboratively with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on the Learn the Signs, Act Early initiative as the Oklahoma Ambassador and State Team Chair. She has numerous publications that appear in peer reviewed journals as well as serving on the editorial board of national journals. She is also co-investigator on multiple nationally funded research grants.