Scientific Advisory Board
BHCOE’s Scientific Advisory Board is responsible for establishing the organization’s mission and vision and overseeing BHCOE’s management. Elected directors serve a three-year term and may serve a second term if re-elected. Directors serve in an unpaid, volunteer capacity. Directors represent a variety of stakeholders, including government agencies, faculty, clinicians, consumer-advocates, payers, employers and administrators.
Dr. Wayne Fuqua is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University, a member of the applied behavior analysis and clinical faculties, and the director of the Behavioral Medicine Laboratory. Dr. Fuqua conducts research across a range of areas including health psychology, ethics, developmental disabilities, and evidence-based practice. A Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis, International, Dr. Fuqua has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on applied behavior analysis. He has been a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences. Dr. Fuqua was a member of the Michigan Autism Council and a co-founder of the WMU Autism Center of Excellence. He was recently honored with a Distinguished Service Award from Western Michigan University.
Thomas J. Zwicker
DBH, BCBA, LBA