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Team Members

The Cedar Group is a knowledge management company that specializes in translating concepts to clinical decision-making. The Cedar Group's Special Topic Webinars are designed for professional development and lifelong learning. Subscribers can earn continuing education units (CEUs) from their computer or mobile device.
Michael Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA<br>Chief Scientific Officer
Michael Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Chief Scientific Officer
Michael J. Cameron, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is the Chief Scientific Officer for The Cedar Group (Eagle Rock, California). Dr. Cameron is also an adjunct faculty member for the program in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Cameron received his doctorate in experimental psychology at Northeastern University, Boston, and Massachusetts. He was the Founding Chair of the Department of Behavior Analysis at Simmons College, an all-women’s college in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Cameron’s research and publications are in the areas of behavior analysis, clinical decision support systems, behavioral medicine, and behavioral interventions.
Kristen Byra, Ph.D.,
 BCBA-D, LBA<br>
Director of Clinical Strategy <br>and Innovation
Kristen Byra, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Director of Clinical Strategy
and Innovation
Kristen Byra is a doctoral level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and licensed behavior analyst, specializing in providing center-based and home-based services for children with autism and related disorders. In May 2007, she earned a master’s degree in Psychology from Western Michigan University with a specialization in autism and organizational behavior management. In May 2010, Dr. Byra was awarded her Ph.D. in Psychology, with a specialization in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University.
Sheida Shaibani, M.A., BCBA, LBA
<br>Chief Behavior Analyst
Sheida Shaibani, M.A., BCBA, LBA
Chief Behavior Analyst
Sheida Shaibani is the Chief Behavior Analyst for The Cedar Group and experienced in the area of behavioral technologies and knowledge management. Prior to joining The Cedar Group, she was the Director of Learning and Professional Development for Pacific Child and Family Associates. Sheida earned a Master’s degree in Behavioral Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from California State University, Northridge.

The Cedar Group Core Values

The Cedar Group <br>Core Values
    Our relationships matter

    We manage our projects, our minds, and our life balance

    We are open, honest, and constructive with each other, and everyone whose life we touch

    We demand excellence

    We take intelligent risks

    We advance our own knowledge and education: constantly

    We are prolific, brilliant, and healthy