Dr. Patricia Quinn is a developmental pediatrician in Washington, D.C. and clinical assistant professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center. A graduate of Georgetown University Medical School, she specializes in child development and psychopharmacology. Dr. Quinn has worked for more than 30 years in the areas of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities. In 2000, Dr. Quinn received the CHADD Hall of Fame Award for her outstanding service to the field of ADHD.
Dr. Quinn is a well-known international speaker and conducts workshops nationwide about ADHD. She has appeared on Lifetime TV's New Attitudes, the PBS show, To the Contrary, and recently on Good Morning America and CNN discussing the issue of girls and women with ADD. Dr. Quinn appeared in a video aired on PBS titled, OUTSIDE IN: A Look at Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder. She also produced and appears in an educational video ADD: Transition to College - Passport to Success for the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association.
For the last decade, Dr. Quinn has devoted her attention professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with ADHD. In 1997, she co-founded and is currently the director of the Center for Girls and Women with ADHD in Washington, DC and since that time has written several books on this topic. Her 1999 book, Understanding Girls with ADHD, is groundbreaking in its presentation of this population. Her latest book, released in April, 2009, Attention Girls! A Guide to Learn All about Your ADHD, is the only book for girls aged 8 to 12 years who have ADHD and has won two awards, Honors Award from The National Parenting Publications of America (NAPPA) and a Gold Medal in the Children’s Moonbeam Awards from the Independent Publishers Association. Her other books in this field include, Understanding Women with ADHD and Gender Issues and ADHD: Research, Diagnosis and Treatment, co-authored with Dr. Kathleen Nadeau.
Dr. Quinn, a woman and mother with ADHD, has four children, three of whom have ADHD as well.
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