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Solanto, Mary Ph.D.

Dr. Solanto is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Solanto's research on the cognitive and behavioral functioning of children with ADHD, the effects of psychostimulants, and characteristics of the subtypes 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 also 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 which was the focus of an NIMH-sponsored treatment efficacy study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. The manual for therapists, titled Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction was published in 2011 (Guilford Press). This program was designated to receive CHADD’s Innovative Program of the Year Award in 2011. Dr. Solanto serves on the professional advisory boards of CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD) and APSARD (American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorder). She is a member of the editorial/advisory boards of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and the Journal of Attention Disorders.