William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph. D., ABPP, is the Director of the Center for Children and Families (CCF) at FIU, an interdisciplinary center with faculty and student involvement from the Departments of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Pediatrics. He has conducted much of this research through his Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children with ADHD, which has been recognized by the American Psychological Association (APA), CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD), and SAMHSA as a model program, and is widely recognized as the state-of-the-art in treatment for ADHD. His STP has also been employed in multiple clinical trials at the NIMH, NIDA, and SAMHSA. Dr. Pelham has authored or co-authored more than 290 professional papers dealing with ADHD and its treatment, both psychosocial and pharmacological.
James Waxmonsky, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He also serves as the medical director for the Center for Children and Families, a multi-disciplinary research group focused on the development, evaluation and dissemination of evidence based treatments for ADHD and other behavioral disorders. He is funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health to examine the emotional and physical effects of stimulant medication in children. In his clinical practice, he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in children, adolescents, and adults.