IPS Speaker – Prof. Thomas Brown

Prof. Thomas Brown (Associate Director Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine)

Dr Brown is a clinical psychologist who received his Ph.D. from Yale University and maintains a private practice in Hamden, CT. specializing in assessment and treatment of high-IQ children, adolescents and adults with ADD and related problems. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and is Associate Director of the Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders.

Dr Brown has presented papers, workshops and symposia at national meetings of the American Psychological Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, National Association of School Psychologists, International Neuropsychological Society, the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association and CHADD. He has also presented workshops at international meetings of professionals in Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Venezuela. For his research and teaching about ADHD, Dr Brown received an award of honour by the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association. He has been inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to research and professional education about ADHD in children and adults.

Dr Brown’s research interests and publications include assessment and treatment of ADDs, especially those without hyperactivity; executive function and memory impairments in ADDs; overlap of ADDs and learning disorders, use of combined medications for ADD comorbidities, and problems of sleep and awakening in ADDs.

He is on the Professional Advisory Board for national CHADD and for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association. He has published articles in professional journals and is author of the Brown Attention Deficit Disorder Scales for Children, Adolescents and Adults published by The Psychological Corporation. He is editor of Attention Deficit Disorders and Comorbidities in Children, Adolescents and Adults, a major text and reference work recently published by American Psychiatric Press.