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Following the September 11th attacks, psychiatrist Miguel Frontera played an integral role in aiding Maryland residents struggling with psychiatric symptoms and a sense of powerlessness. Utilizing a disaster recovery program he created, he met with individuals at public schools and businesses throughout the state between 2001 and 2003. An innovator in his field, Miguel Frontera helped countless individuals regain a sense of hope and control. During these years, Miguel Frontera also worked for Clinical Associates & Flagship Health, P.A. as Medical Director of the Child & Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. Throughout his 18-year tenure, he evaluated individuals presenting with a number of neuropsychiatric symptoms and provided a range of therapeutic services. In addition to seeing patients, Miguel Frontera supervised psychology students and psychiatry residents. Lastly, Miguel Frontera lent his expertise to CAMELOT:ASDAC (Consortium for the Advancement of Medical and Evidence-based Learning and Organized Treatment: Autism Spectrum Disorders Adult Chapter) through January of 2011. As Communications Director, he spearheaded information dissemination projects about Autism spectrum and related disorders. These include Asperger syndrome, autism, and pervasive developmental disorders. Miguel Frontera also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry departments at the University of Maryland Medical System, and he was an Associate Lecturer at the institution’s School of Social Work. Miguel Frontera holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a medical degree from the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine. At this time, Miguel Frontera is retired from all research and medical/clinical activities.

Work experience

Jan 1992Jan 2010

MD

Clinical Associates & Flagship Health

Education

Jun 1983Jun 1987

MD

Pennsylvania State College of Medicine