Lectures and Educational Events

The Center sponsors expert lectures on a regular basis, both by our own research faculty and by visiting scholars. Check this space for links to past lectures as well as information on upcoming events and lectures.

Upcoming events

We regularly update this section with upcoming events related to the Center.

August 31, 2022: "Parsing ADHD with Temperament Traits" - Current Directions in Psychological Science Podcast with Dr. Nigg

August 23, 2022: "ADHD Explored: Emotional Regulation, Therapy and Trends with Dr. Nigg" - Psychiatry Explored podcast episode

June 21, 2022: "Academic Coaching Can Positively Impact Students Diagnosed with ADHD" - Michelle Raz, M.Ed., B.C.C., C.S.S. (OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds sponsored by the Center for ADHD Research)

Links and resources from Michelle Raz's talk:

November 30, 2021: "Emotional Irritability, Mood, and ADHD: New Research and Clinical Implications" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds sponsored by the Center for ADHD Research)

November 16, 2021: "Differential Development of Impulsivity for Boys vs Girls: Neurobiological Vulnerabilities, Environmental Risk Factors, and Etiological Complexities"Theodore Beauchaine, Ph.D. (OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds sponsored by the Center for ADHD Research)

November 2, 2021: "Placing the Etiology of Youth Externalizing Disorders in Context" - S. Alexandra Burt, Ph.D. (OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds sponsored by the Center for ADHD Research)

October 19, 2021: "A Longitudinal Look at ADHD" - Philip Shaw, B.M. B.Ch., Ph.D. (OHSU Psychiatry Grand Rounds sponsored by the Center for ADHD Research)

July 27, 2021: "Lifestyle Activities That Can Improve ADHD Symptoms" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D

July 1, 2021: "ADHD: New Research & Findings" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (Listen on Apple Podcasts) (Listen on Spotify)

November 24, 2020: "ADHD Anger, Tantrums, and Mood Shifts: Effective Treatments for Emotional Dysregulation" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

November 20, 2020: Radio interview on ADHD and emotional dysregulation - Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

July 28, 2020: “‘You’re So Emotional!’ Why ADHD Brains Wrestle with Emotional Regulation” - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. 

January 16, 2020: "Being ADHD: The Research" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (Being ADHD: The Research on Apple Podcast) (Being ADHD: The Research on Spotify)

October 15, 2019: "Late-Onset ADHD: Fact or Fiction?" - Maggie Sibley, Ph.D. 

September, 20, 2019: "Meta-analysis: ADHD, Restriction Diet and Food Dyes" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (2019 Symposium on Synthetic Food Dyes)

March 4, 2019: "Sleep and the ADHD Brain" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (Sleep and the ADHD Brain on YouTube) (Sleep and the ADHD Brain Apple Podcast) (Sleep and the ADHD Brain on Spreaker)

October 23, 2018: "Little Things Matter: The Impact of Toxic Chemicals on the Developing Brain" Grand Rounds - Bruce Lanphear, M.D., M.P.H.

October 2, 2018: "Early Life Predictors of Risk for Psychopathology" Grand Rounds - Hanna Gustafsson, Ph.D.

September 25, 2018: "Can ADHD Treatment be Improved?" Grand Rounds - James McCracken, M.D.

September 18, 2018: "Epigenomic Trajectories to Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Disease" Grand Rounds - Jon Mill, Ph.D.

April 17, 2018: "The Clinical Relevance of Climate Change: Psychological Effects and What Mental Health Providers Can Do" Grand Rounds" - Sara Walker, Ph.D.Joel Nigg, Ph.D.David Pollack, M.D.

March 20, 2018: "Being Mindful of the Teen Brain: Crises, Courage, and Conversation on the Pediatric Consultation Service" Grand Rounds - Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows: Anandam Hilde, M.D., M.P.H., Richard Ly, M.D., Megan Mcleod, M.D., Keenan Smart, M.D.

October 10, 2017: "Beyond Genes: How Environment and Lifestyle Impact ADHD" - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. (Beyond Genes on ADDitude) (Beyond Genes on Apple Podcast) (Beyond Genes on Stitcher)

September 26, 2017: "Understanding the Impact of Cigarette Smoking Using Brain Imaging" Grand Rounds - Angelica Morales, Ph.D.

April 25, 2017: "Consequences of Childhood Maltreatment: Integrating Behavioral, Brain, and Clinical Research" Grand Rounds - Kristen Mackiewicz Seghete, Ph.D.

October 17, 2017: "Micronutrients for Mental Health: Treating Irritability and Aggression in Children with ADHD Using Micronutrients" Grand Rounds - Jeni Johnstone, Ph.D.

March 20, 2017: "ADHD Research Updates" Grand Rounds - Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

April 5, 2016: "Disentangling Neurobiological Risk for Versus Consequences of Adolescent Drinking" Grand Rounds - Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D.

November 7, 2012: "ADHD: Mechanisms and Causes" On Youtube - Joel Nigg, Ph.D. 

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In addition, our Research Faculty actively participate in OHSU's education mission by giving lectures in the community, at local colleges and Universities, or training to providers in the community, on topics of interest.

Their expertise encompasses a wide variety of ADHD and related areas, including:

Clinical training for best practices; scientific updates on genetics, nutrition, sleep, medication, the brain, social determinants (stress, racism, economic hardship) and much more. 

If you would like a speaker at an event or would like us to bring information to an event or health fair, please fill out the form below and we will get in touch with you.

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