Dr. Lynch is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. She has over 20 years of clinical experience with ASD as a speech-language pathologist and holds an interdisciplinary PhD in neuroscience and psychology. She is an expert in ASD, eye-tracking, clinical diagnostics, and neurodevelopment. Dr. Lynch is co-founder of Appiture Biotechnologies, Inc., a startup company spun out of research conducted in her lab at WSU examining biomarkers for early detection of ASD within routine healthcare.