Kathryn Dove, director of the Meredith College Autism Program (MAP), is one of 21 recipients of The Triangle Business Journal’s 2016 Health Care Hero Award. Winners include doctors, nurses, volunteers, and administrators.
Dove was nominated for the award by a parent of one of the children who participates in MAP, and was selected from more than 100 nominees. Winners will be honored at a dinner on March 17. The winners and the categories they won in will be announced at the event, and profiles of them will be published as part of a special section in the paper’s March 18 issue.
Dove graduated from Meredith College in 1995 with a B.A. in psychology, and earned an M.A. in clinical psychology from West Chester University. After graduation, she spent nine months in an internship in Los Angeles at the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention training under Dr. Ivar Lovaas. She returned to Meredith College in 1998 and started in the Meredith College Autism Program as clinical director. Dove was later promoted to program director. She obtained a national certification of Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) in 2014.
The Meredith Autism Program is an early intervention program serving children who are diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Learn more about MAP