Ronald Fischbach, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director 

Dr. Ronald Fischbach, founder of the Transition UP Program, has been a professor of Health Sciences at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) since 1969. He has taught courses in health behavior, family health, and community health. He also served as Associate Dean of the College of Health and Human Development at CSUN. As the director of Steps to Independence Through Education, a California Regional Center vendored program, Dr. Fischbach provided intervention services to children and adults with autism for more than twenty years. Currently, he is the Executive Director of the Transition UP Program.