Rujuta Bhatt Wilson, MD

Position Title
Neurology Node Leader
Bio

Dr. Rujuta B. Wilson is a behavioral child neurologist specializing in autism and related neurodevelopmental conditions. She is an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART). As a part of the AIR-P, Dr. Wilson's research node focuses on improving identification, awareness, and treatment of co-occurring neurologic conditions in Autism. Dr. Wilson's NIH funded research is also focused on developing quantitative methods of motor phenotyping to improve characterization of motor development, better understand how specific motor impairments can impact cognition and language and develop more targeted interventions for individuals with autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions. Dr. Wilson’s work also extends to measuring the motor, physical and behavioral benefits of organized physical activity for individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. Dr. Wilson also serves as faculty on the UC-LEND program. Nationally, Dr. Wilson is Vice Chair of the United States Tennis Association Sports Science Committee and an invited member of the American Academy of Neurology Education Committee. Dr. Wilson has been selected multiple times as a Los Angeles Times Super Doctor, as a Southern California Rising Stars, and as a Los Angeles Magazine L.A. Top Doctor. 

Membership and Service
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Associate Program Director Pediatric Neurology
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