Kamila Janik, MSc, BCBA

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University of Exeter

Doctorate in Education (Special Needs and Inclusive Education)


National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)

Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Behaviour Analysis (1st Class Hons)


University College Dublin, Ireland

Master of Science (MSc) in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (1st Class Hons)


American College Dublin, Ireland

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Behavioural Science- Psychology (1st Class Hons)


Professional/research experience

May 1 2017 - present:

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCMQ)

I am currently collaborating with Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCMQ) University on a pilot study investigating the role of Human Gut Microbiota in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

The study is conducted by the WCMQ in collaboration with Child Development Center (CDC) and sponsored by Qatar National Research Fund.

January 1 2017 - present:

Qatar Biomedical Research Center (QBRI), Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Doha, Qatar

Since 2017, I have been collaborating with Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) which is part of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) in Doha, Qatar on two research studies:

1. Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Qatar.

2. Developing Innovative Objective Tool for Early Screening and Diagnosis of Autism Specrum Disorders in Qatar.

October 1 2016 - present:

Child Development Center, Doha, Qatar

Clinical Program Lead

November 1 2015 - October 31 2016:

Child Development Center, Doha, Qatar

Head of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Department

December 1 2014 - November 1 2015:

Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Behavioural and Educational Consultant - BCBA

December 1 2013 - March 1 2015:

Positive Care Ireland, Republic of Ireland

Team Leader

December 1 2010 - November 1 2013:

Positive Care Ireland, Republic of Ireland

Deputy Unit Manager at a residential center for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities. 

August 1 2009 - December 1 2010:

Positive Care Ireland, Republic of Ireland

Social Care Worker at a residential center for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities.


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


SOS Feeding Therapist Certification

I am certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S.) Feeding and working as a pediatric feeding specialist with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and related developmental disorders.


Oral Placement Therapy (OPT)

I am certified in the Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) by Talk Tools (Level 2) which includes Three-Part Treatment Plan for OPT, OPT Assessment and Program Plan Development, and Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach. 


Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2) & Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)


Behavior Analysts Certification Board (BACB)