John J McGonigle, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

University of Pittsburgh, School of Education Education

Current Appointments

Director, Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training Collaborative - Western Pennsylvania Region

Selected Honors & Awards

Commitment and Excellence in Service Award, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Clinical Interests

Neurodevelopmental disabilities; Autism spectrum disorder; Neuropsychiatric disorders
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. McGuire, K, Erickson, C, Gabriels, RL, Kaplian, D, Mazefsky, C, McGonigle, J, Meservy, J, Pedapati, E, Pierri, J, Wink, L, & Siegel, M. (2015). Psychiatric Hospitalization of Children with Autism or Intellectual Disability: Consensus Statements on Best Practices. J. Am Academy Child and Adol Psychiatry, 54(12):969-971.
  2. McGonigle,JJ, Venkat, A, Beresford, C, Campbell, TP, Gabriels, RL, (2014) Management of Agitation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the Emergency Department. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 23: 83-95.
  3. Lubetsky, MJ, Handen, BL, Lubetsky, M & McGonigle,JJ. (2014) System of care for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Serious Behavioral Disturbance Through the Lifespan. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 23: 97-110.
  4. McGonigle, JJ, Migyanka, JM, Glor-Scheib, SJ, Cramer, R, Fratangeli, JJ, Hegde, GG, Shang, J, Venkat, A. (2014) Education of Pre-Hospital and Emergency Department Personnel on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 44:1252-1259.
  5. McGonigle JJ, Rojahn J, Dixon J, and Strain PS (1987). Multiple treatment interference in the alternating treatments design as a function of the intercomponent interval length. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 20:171-178.

Education Interests

Emergency room care for patients with autism; Positive approaches in crisis situations; Justice personnel and autism spectrum disorder
Selected Education Publications & Products
  1. Autism Spectrum Disorders - Pittsburgh Pocket Psychiatry Series Lubetsky, M.J., Handen, B., & Mcgonigle, J.J. (2011). Oxford Press