PIN is the largest and one of the oldest divisions within AAIDD. PIN has survived past pandemics. Our strength is our members. We have active members who contribute important clinical psychological work in our field. Through research, practice, and policy we have kept psychological issues at the forefront of our field.
Who We Are
Please meet the Psychology Interest Network Executive Committee Members.
Jill Crane, Ph.D.
Dr. Jill Crane is currently a postdoctoral fellow at I Am Boundless, Inc. in Worthington, Ohio. She graduated from The Ohio State University's Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Psychology program in 2021. Her current interests include diagnostic decision-making, interventions to address misconceptions about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and parent experiences and perceptions of their child's developmental delays and quality of life following a NICU stay. You can contact her at email@example.com.
Doreen Samelson, Ed.D., MSCP
Kristin Dell'Armo, Ph.D.
PIN Co-Vice Chair
Jenny Mai Phan, Ph.D.
PIN Co-Vice Chair
Dr. Jenny Mai Phan is a Research Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Children's National Hospital. Dr. Phan researches stress, pubertal development, sex education, and psychosocial well-being in autistic youth. She serves on the Department of Health and Human Services' Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee as a member of the public. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manisha Udhnani, M.S.
Manisha Udhnani is a PhD student in the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Psychology program at the Ohio State University. She is interested in assessment and diagnosis of developmental disabilities and bridging the gap between research and policy to improve the rights and quality of life of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You can contact her at email@example.com.