Dr. Patricia Gail Williams

University of Louisville, USA



1989 M.D., University of Louisville, USA

1974 M.A.T., Speech Pathology, Indiana University, USA

1973 B.A., Elementary Education, Hanover College, Germany


  1. Williams, PG, Wetherbee JJ, Rosenfeld J, Hersh J.A. 20p11 deletion is a female with panhypopituitarism, cleft lip and palate, dysmorphic facial features and seizure disorder, submitted to American Journal of Medical Genetics, December 10, 2009.
  2. Davis, Deborah, Williams P.Gail. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in preschool children: issues & concerns, submitted to Child Development Perspectives, December, 2009.
  3. Williams PG, Hersh, JH, Allard A, Sears L. A controlled study of mercury levels through lab analysis of hair samples of children with autism compared to typically developing siblings.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Vol 2, Issue 1, pp 170-175, Jan-March 2008.
  4. Williams PG, Sears L, Allard A.  Parent perceptions of efficacy for strategies used to facilitate sleep in children with autism.  Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities. 18(1):25-32, 2006.
  5. Williams PG, Sears L, Allard AM, Sleep problems in children with autism.  Journal of Sleep Research, 13:265-268, 2004.
  6. Williams PG, McChane R, Schikler K. Case report: A 6-year-old male with autism and systemic onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. Vol 16 (1), pp 117-125, 2004.
  7. Christopher J, Sears L, Williams PG, Oliver J, Hersh J.  Familial, medical and developmental patterns of children with autism and a history of language regression.  Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.  Vol 16, Issue 2, pp 163-170, 2004
  8. Williams PG, Oliver JM, Allard A, Sears L.  Autism and associated medial and familial factors:  A case control study.  Accepted Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities.  15(4):335-349, 2003.
  9. Williams PG, King J, Stephan M, Cunningham M, Kerr B, Hersh J:  Fetal valproate syndrome and autism: additional evidence of an association.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 43(3):202-206, 2001.
  10. Williams PG, Sears L, Allard A, Dalrymple N, Bloom A:  Case reports on naltrexone use in children with autism:  controlled observations regarding benefits and practical issues of medication management.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 31(1):103-108, 2001.
  11. Williams PG, Dalrymple N, Neal J. Eating habits of children with autism.  Pediatric Nursing.  26(3):259-264, 2000.
  12. Williams PG, Bloom As. Case reports in autism: issues in diagnosis and treatment. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association.  97:56-60, 1999.
  13. Bloom AS, Sears LL, Allard AM, Weisskopf B, and Williams PG.  Are we seeing more children with autism? Psychology in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities 24(3):4-6, 1999.
  14. Williams PG, Hersh J.  The association of neurofibromatosis type I and autism.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities.  28(5):567-571, 1998.
  15. Williams PG, Hersh JH.  A male with fetal valproate syndrome and autism.  Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.  39:632-634, 1997.
  16. Williams PG, Hersh JH, Yen FF, Barch MJ.  Grieg cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome:  altered phenotype of a microdeletion syndrome due to the presence of a cytogenetic abnormality.  Clinical Genetics.  52:436-441, 1997.
  17. Williams PG, Allard A, Sears L. Cross gender preoccupation in two male children with autism. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disabilities.  26(6):635-642, 1996.