First Name: Ronald
Last Name: Brown
Position Title: Senior Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Provost Professor of Psychology
Job Responsibilities: Research and Administration
About Me/My interests: My research involves four major areas of focus: (1) the study of children with learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and the cognitive and psychosocial issues associated with these disorders as well as their pharmacological and psychosocial management; (2) the study of cognitive and psychosocial late effects among children and adolescents who have survived various types of cancer; (3) the management of cognitive late effects among children who have survived cancer including the use of stimulant medication to manage these late effects; and finally, (4) the cognitive and psychosocial impairments associated with sickle cell disease and the management of these impairments with psychotropic medication.
Training Opportunities: Yes
My Contact Information:
Address: Wayne State University, 656 West Kirby Street, Office of the Provost, Faculty Administration Building, Room 4092, Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2200
Topics of Interest for Collaboration: Pediatric Psychology, Cognitive Late Effects, Stimulant Medication, Attention, Sickle Cell Disease
Publications that may be of interest to others:
Wolraich M, Brown L, Brown RT, DuPaul G, Earls M, Feldman HM, Ganiats TG, Kaplanek B, Meyer B, Perrin J, Pierce K, Reiff M, Stein MT, & Visser S. (2011). Pediatrics, ADHD: clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Pediatrics, 128(5):1007-1022.
Brown RT, Wiener L, Kupst MJ, Brennan T, Behrman R, Compas BE, David Elkin T, Fairclough DL, Friebert S, Katz E, Kazak AE, Madan-Swain A, Mansfield N, Mullins LL, Noll R, Patenaude AF, Phipps S, Sahler OJ, Sourkes B, & Zeltzer L. (2008). Single parents of children with chronic illness: An understudied phenomenon. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 33(4):408-421.
Campbell JM, Brown RT, Cavanagh SE, Vess SF, & Segall MJ. (2008). Evidence-based assessment of cognitive functioning in pediatric psychology. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 33(9), 1999-1014.
Daly BP, Brown RT. (2007). Scholarly literature review: Management of neurocognitive late effects with stimulant medication. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 32(9), 1111-1126.
Conklin HM, Helton S, Ashford J, Mulhern RK, Reddick WE, Brown R, Bonner M, Jasper BW, Wu S, Xiong X, Khan RB. (2010). Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Predicting methylphenidate response in long-term survivors: A randomized single placebo-controlled trail. Journal of Pediatric Psychology