About Yamini Howe, MD

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Dr. Yamini Jagannath Howe is a developmental behavioral pediatrician at the Lurie Center and a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School. She joined the Lurie Center staff after completing a fellowship in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in 2012. Dr.

Howe has a strong interest in diagnosis and ongoing care for young children who have learning, behavioral or communication challenges, including autism spectrum disorders. She works with families to coordinate and develop comprehensive treatment plans that may include medication and other therapies to support their child's ongoing development.


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Mass General Lurie Center for Autism
1 Maguire Rd.
Lexington, MA 02421
Phone: 781-860-1700

Medical Education

  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Rhode Island Hospital/Lifespan
  • Fellowship, Rhode Island Hospital/Lifespan

American Board Certifications

  • Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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    1. Sices L, Pawlowski K, Farfel L, Phillips D, Howe Y, Cochran DM, Choueiri R, Forbes PW, Brewster SJ, Frazier JA, Neumeyer A, Bridgemohan C. Feasibility of Conducting Autism Biomarker Research in the Clinical Setting. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2017 Sep;38(7):483-492. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000470. PubMed PMID: 28723825.
    2. Rengit AC, McKowen JW, O'Brien J, Howe YJ, McDougle CJ. Brief Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Substance Use Disorder: A Review and Case Study. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Jul;46(7):2514-9. doi: 10.1007/s10803-016-2763-z. Review. PubMed PMID: 26944591.
    3. Howe YJ, O'Rourke JA, Yatchmink Y, Viscidi EW, Jones RN, Morrow EM. Female Autism Phenotypes Investigated at Different Levels of Language and Developmental Abilities. J Autism Dev Disord. 2015 Nov;45(11):3537-49. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2501-y. PubMed PMID: 26100851; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4609595.
    4. Crowley B, Howe YJ, McDougle CJ. Topiramate for weight loss in two young adult women with autism spectrum disorder. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2015 Mar;25(2):183-5. doi: 10.1089/cap.2014.0140. Epub 2015 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 25746055.
    5. Howe YJ, Yatchmink Y, Viscidi EW, Morrow EM. Ascertainment and gender in autism spectrum disorders. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014 Jun;53(6):698-700. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.04.003. PubMed PMID: 24839890; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4288969.

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