Dr. William Shaw, Ph.D.
William Shaw, Ph.D. is
the director of The Great Plains Laboratory for Health, Nutrition, and Metabolism
in Lenexa, Kansas specializing in metabolic
factors in a wide range of human diseases but with a special focus on the causes
of autism and PDD. The last ten years of Dr Shaw’s research have been
devoted to research on the metabolic, infectious, nutritional, and immunological
causes of autism. Dr Shaw has been the keynote speaker at the National Autism
Society of America National Meeting, the National Meeting of the American Association
for Environmental Medicine, and the National Meeting of the American Academy
for the Advancement of Medicine and has spoken to numerous groups about autism
and has provided medical training about autism in virtually every state in
the United States and in England, Scotland, New Zealand, Indonesia, the Netherlands,
France, Germany, Spain, Venezuela, Mexico, Costa Rica, Canada, Chile, and Brazil.
Dr. Shaw along with several co-authors recently published the second edition
of his book “Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD. What’s going
on? What can you do about it?”, a comprehensive and easy to read guide
to the most current research and medical therapies for autism and PDD. This
book has now been translated into French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch,
Japanese, Arabic, Chinese, and Indonesian.
William Shaw Ph.D. received a Ph.D. in biochemistry, genetics, and human physiology from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is board-certified in both the fields of clinical chemistry and toxicology by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. He has supervised large endocrinology, nutritional biochemistry, toxicology, and immunology departments in positions at the Center for Disease Control and Smith Kline Clinical Laboratories in Atlanta, Georgia. He was Director of Clinical Chemistry, Endocrinology, Organic Acid Testing, and Toxicology at Children’s Mercy Hospital, the teaching hospital of the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine, where he was an associate professor in the pathology department. Dr. Shaw has supervised the testing of over a million samples of blood and urine involving the use of virtually every modern technology in the field of laboratory medicine.
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