Faja Laboratory | Research Clinicians

Amy YoungAmy Young, PsyD

Dr. Amy Young is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the neurodevelopmental evaluation and treatment of infants, toddlers, and school-aged children. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2014 from Wheaton College in Chicago, IL. She furthered her training through an internship in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital within the Division of Developmental Medicine. Dr. Young is currently on the faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she conducts translational research and provides a range of clinical services to families and children with autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, and other neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders.

Devon CarrollDevon Carroll, RN MSN

Devon works as a research clinician on the Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials project. Devon obtained her BA in psychology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and her master’s degree in family psychiatric mental health nursing at the Yale School of Nursing. She has worked as a nurse practitioner specializing in pediatric psychiatry for the past 5 years and currently provides consultation and treatment through the Developmental Neuropsychiatry Program (DNP) in the Outpatient Psychiatry Service at Boston Children’s Hospital. The DNP serves children and adolescents whose development is complicated by autism spectrum disorders, psychotic disorders, and other disorders such as genetic disorders and epilepsy. Devon has always had a passion for the biological sciences and is interested in translational research as it pertains to the development and initiation of successful treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Her other interests include traveling, cycling, and eating pizza.