Medical Director of Telehealth, Associate Professor, Clinical Child Health, Vice Chair for Quality Improvement, Child Health Department Advocacy Director, Child Health Department
Director, ECHO Autism
Kristin Sohl, MD, FAAP is an Associate Professor of Clinical Child Health at the University of Missouri, Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Vice Chair of the Child Health Department. She is a pediatrician with extensive experience in medical diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of children with a concern of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She is the founder of ECHO Autism, an innovative framework to increase community capacity to care for children with autism and other developmental/behavioral concerns. The ECHO Autism program is viewed as a national model in expanding autism diagnosis and treatment to underserved and rural populations-those currently faced with the longest wait times. The ECHO Autism team has established partnerships with other children’s hospitals and autism centers in more than 15 states and 5 countries. Her research focuses on systems change to improve healthcare and also focuses on understanding the underlying medical conditions in individuals with autism. Dr. Sohl is a tireless advocate for children and enjoys engaging other physicians in being a voice for children’s health. She is the President-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Missouri Chapter. She completed medical school and pediatric residency at the University of Missouri.