Jeffrey Newcorn, MD
Medical Director, Center of Excellence for ADHD and Related Disorders
Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York
Associate Professor Psychiatry
Associate Professor Pediatrics
Dr. Newcorn's work in aggression, descriptive psychopathology of child and adolescent disorders, and child and adolescent psychopharmacology is highly regarded. His work spans both clinical and translational topics. He is a member of the steering committee of the NIMH-funded multicenter study “Multimodal Treatment of Children with ADHD (MTA).” He was a member of the DSM-IV advisory committees on child and adolescent disorders and disruptive behavior disorders. He has been the primary investigator on a NIMH-funded ADHD Research Infrastructure Network devoted to understanding the neurobiology of ADHD, and is the principle investigator or co-investigator on several NIMH-funded grants that examine the clinical presentation and neurobiological basis of ADHD its treatment.
He is a nationally recognized educator and an editorial board member of several leading child psychiatry and psychology journals. Dr. Newcorn directs an active clinical trials program, and has studied many of the newer medication treatments for ADHD. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on these and related subjects. Dr. Newcorn's most recent research focuses on the clinical and neurobiological basis of differential response to ADHD treatments, utilizing data obtained from clinical, neuropsychological, pharmacogenetic and fMRI measures.
Mary Solanto, PhD
Clinical Program Director Center of Excellence for ADHD and Related Disorders
Associate Professor Psychiatry
Dr. Solanto is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Icahn School of Medicine. Her research on the cognitive and behavioral functioning of children with ADHD, the effects of psychostimulants, and the characteristics of the Predominantly Inattentive subtype of ADHD has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases, the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Dr. Solanto has worked extensively with adults with ADHD. She developed a novel cognitive-behavioral intervention which targets problems of time-management and organization in adults with ADHD and was the focus of a recently completed NIMH-sponsored treatment efficacy study. The therapists' manual for that treatment will shortly be published by Guilford, and is titled, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction.
Dr. Solanto is active in clinical work and in the training of psychiatrists and psychologists to diagnose and treat AD/HD and related disorders. She has conducted workshops with parents and teachers concerning identification and treatment of children with AD/HD, and has presented to adult groups on strategies to improve organization and self-management. Dr. Solanto has published numerous scholarly papers concerning ADHD in children and adults and is a frequent reviewer for professional journals. She has served as a grant reviewer for NIMH. Currently, she is a member of the advisory board of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Attention Disorders and the Journal of the newly formed American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders. Dr. Solanto edited a book (along with Amy Arnsten and Xavier Castellanos) titled: Stimulant Drugs and ADHD: Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, (Oxford University Press), which investigated the mechanisms of action of stimulants in ADHD.
Ami Norris-Brilliant, PhD
Director, Learning and Development Center
Assistant Professor Psychiatry
Dr. Ami Norris-Brilliant is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist. She has worked with adults, families, children, hospitals, and educators in order to facilitate better understanding of patients cognitive strengths and weakness and their effects on academic achievement/ workplace functioning. She has extensive experience assessing both children and adults.
Dr. Norris-Brilliant has also taught both psychology and educational psychology as an adjunct professor. She is a published author with publications devoted to neuropsychological assessment and ADHD.
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