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Patricia Quinn, M.D.

Dr. Patricia Quinn is a developmental pediatrician living in Washington, DC.  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 over a decade, Dr. Quinn has devoted her attention professionally to the issues confronting girls and women with ADHD.  In 1997, she co-founded with Dr. Nadeau ADDvance: A Resource for Women with ADHD which later became the National Center for Girls and Women with ADHD of which she is currently the director. Since that time she has written several books on the topic of women and girls with ADHD.  The 1999 book, Understanding Girls with ADHD, which she coauthored, is groundbreaking in its presentation of this population. In 2009, her book, Attention Girls! A Guide to Learn All about Your ADHD, a book for girls 8 to 12 years, was published and subsequently has won two awards, an 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 may be contacted by calling or faxing 202-966-1561 or by email at drpatriciaquinn@gmail.com

All of her books may be ordered through Advantage Books or by calling 202-966-1561.



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