Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Oral History Collection
Dr. J. Michael Leibowitz begins his interview describing his early education and the start of his career at the Kennedy Institute. He details coming to UNMC at the same time funding was changing for an interdisciplinary, university-affiliated program. He discusses starting a state-wide training program for early childhood intervention, the search for a new director and becoming the associate director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Leibowitz details the growth in autism support, genetics, the physical campus and Camp Munroe. He describes the department separating from the Department of Pediatrics. He discusses becoming the director, expanding psychologic services state-wide and the speech language and motion analysis lab. Leibowitz concludes his interview describing his life in retirement, the expansion to the Aksarben campus and the overall collaboration and generosity in Nebraska that supported the institute.
Transcript of the interview with J. Michael Leibowitz.