Kristin Sohl, M.D. is the Director of ECHO Autism and a pediatrician at the Thompson Center for Autism. She has extensive experience in medical diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of children with a concern of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She leads the medical team in comprehensive care for all individuals served at the Center. She completed her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (biology, chemistry and psychology) at the University of Missouri. She completed medical school and training in Pediatrics at the University of Missouri. Dr. Sohl is regarded as a national expert in quality and process improvement for comprehensive autism diagnostic and longitudinal services. She is the principle investigator for the Autism Treatment Network and Autism Intervention Research for Physical Health and serves in national leadership roles with each of these programs. Dr. Sohl is a passionate advocate for children and enjoys engaging other physicians in being a voice for children’s health. She designed and leads the University of Missouri Child Health Community Advocacy through Resident Education (CARE) program. Through the CARE program, Dr. Sohl has earned several grants for training pediatricians to connect with community partners and local legislators to make a difference for children. She serves on the Board of the Missouri Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is the Legislative Chair for that organization.