2018 Sessions

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2018 Plenary Sessions

Environmental and Genetic Influences on ADHD

Chair Jeffrey Newcorn, M.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
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ADHD: Progress in Identifying Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors Anita Thapar, FRC.Psych, F.Med.Sci.
Cardiff University
Biography
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Beyond Heritability – Have Studies of the Effects of Institutional Deprivation Changed How We Conceptualize ADHD? Edmund Sonuga-Barke, M.Sc., Ph.D., F.Med.Sci.
King’s College London
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ADHD and Cognition

Chair and Presenting
ADHD and the Wandering Mind: A New Perspective on Inattention in ADHD
Phil Asherson, Ph.D.
King’s College London
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The Translational Neuropsychopharmacology of ADHD Trevor Robbins, C.B.E., FRS, Ph.D.
University of Cambridge
Biography
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Tonic-Phasic Dopamine Regulation of Limbic System Integration in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of ADHD Anthony Grace, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Biography
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New Data on Treatment of ADHD and Impairments in Adulthood

Chair Francis Levin, M.D.
Columbia University Medical Center
Biography
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What Effect Does ADHD Medication Treatment Have on the Later Risk for Substance Use Disorders? Tim Wilens, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography
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Health Outcomes of ADHD: Do They Adversely Impact Life Expectancy? Russell Barkley, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
Biography
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The Risks and Benefits of ADHD Medication: A Pharmacoepidemiologic Perspective Brian D’Onofrio, Ph.D.
Indiana University
Biography
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ADHD as a Brain Disorder: Why Is This so Difficult to Establish

Chair and Presenter Stephen Faraone, Ph.D.
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Biography
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Barbara Franke, Prof. Dr.
Radboud Universiteit
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 Challenges of Neuroimaging the Brain Bases of ADHD John Gabrieli, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Jay Giedd, M.D.
University of California San Diego
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2018 APSARD Lifetime Achievement Award Plenary

 Brain States and Functions in Transitioning ADHD Joseph Sergeant, Ph.D.
Vrije Universiteit
Biography
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2018 Symposia and Workshop Sessions

New Perspectives on ADHD and Mood Dysregulation

Chair Andrew Nierenberg, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography
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An Overview of Emotional Dysregulation in ADHD Anthony Rostain, M.D., M.A.
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Biography
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 Deficient Emotional Self Regulation in the Context of ADHD Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography
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Affective Circuitry and ADHD Jonathan Posner, M.D.
Columbia University
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Emotional Lability in ADHD Argyris Stringaris, M.D., Ph.D., MRCPsych
National Institute of Mental Health
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 ADHD and Technology: The Opportunities and Perils

 Chair Russell Schachar, M.D.
University of Toronto
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Excessive Newborn Stimulation and Subsequent Attentional Capacity Dimitri Christakis, M.D., M.P.H.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Biography
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Technology, Big Data, and Predicting Behavioral Health Measures Brenda Curtis, Ph.D., MSPH
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Biography
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 Digital Therpeutics for the Treatment of ADHD: Results from a Large-Scale Randomized Clinical Trial Scott Kollins, Ph.D.
Duke University
Biography
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The Use of Big Data to Address Clinical Issues Joseph Biederman, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography
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Emerging Evidence for the Effectiveness of ADHD Coaching

Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, B.A., MCC, BCC
JST Coaching & Training
Biography
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Elizabeth Ahmann, Sc.D., RN, PCC
Maryland University of Integrative Health
Biography
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Lisa Joy Tuttle, M.A., BCC, CSS
University of Pennsylvania
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Outside the Pill Bottle: Assessment and Management of Adult ADHD

 Chair Mark Stein, Ph.D.
University of Washington
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Collaboration Between Prescribers and Other Clinicians in Managing ADHD Thomas Brown, Ph.D.
Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Biography
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If a Neuropsychological Evaluation is Not Needed for Diagnosis, What Does It Add to Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD? Jeanette Wasserstein, Ph.D.
Mt. Sinai Medical College
Biography
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Still Distracted After All These Years: Exploring the Uncharged Territory of ADHD after Age 60 Kathleen Nadeau, Ph.D.
Chesapeake ADHD Center of Maryland
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Turning Intentions into Action: CBT for Adult ADHD J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
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J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

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