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Joel T. Nigg Ph.D.

  • (503) 494-6176
    • Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Clinical Psychology School of Medicine
    • Director, Division of Psychology
    • Behavioral Neuroscience Graduate Program School of Medicine

Dr. Nigg specializes in diagnostic assessment and treatment planning for children with attention and learning disorders. He is a leading expert on ADHD/ADD, and his extensive and ongoing original scientific research in this area helps inform his consultations to families and other clinicians.

Dr. Niggs directs the OHSU ADHD and Attention Program where they conduct extensive research to discover the causes of ADHD.

Dr. Nigg is the author of two books on ADHD. His most recent book was written specifically for parents and families struggling with ADHD. It is called “Getting Ahead of ADHD”

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Education

  • M.S.W., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan 1985
  • A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts 1996
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley California 1996

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