Alison Singer

Most Influential Person

American autism advocate

Why Is Alison Singer Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Alison Singer is the president of the Autism Science Foundation . She has also served on the IACC. She was formerly an executive vice president of Autism Speaks and as a vice president at NBC. Research and advocacy Singer started the Autism Science Foundation after resigning from Autism Speaks in 2009, due to her view that it should not spend money on studying the scientifically discredited link between MMR vaccine and autism. She discourages their portrayal of a false balance on this issue. Singer has been described as a strong candidate for combating the perception of a link between autism and vaccines. At Autism Speaks, she was in a far more influential position, and helped the organization become well-known.

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