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ADHD Expert Dr. Stephen Hinshaw Wins 2020 Sarnat Prize in Mental Health

Dr. Stephen Hinshaw has been awarded the 2020 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health.

September 25, 2020

Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, premier ADHD expert and member of ADDitude’s Scientific Advisory Board, has been awarded the National Academy of Medicine’s 2020 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health for his research on inattention and impulse-control problems in children, as well as his work on reducing mental illness stigma.1 Dr. Hinshaw is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and vice chair for child and adolescent psychology at the University of California, San Francisco.

As the principal investigator at the Berkeley site for the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD, Dr. Hinshaw leads research that has helped reveal how improved parenting practices help to mediate behavioral change at school. His work covers developmental psychopathology, clinical interventions with children and adolescents, and the development of programs to reduce the stigmatization of mental illness. Dr. Hinshaw contributes expert advice to ADDitude and has contributed ADHD Expert webinars on the unique risks that face women and girls with ADHD and causes and treatments for ADHD.

Sources

1The National Academy of Medicine (Sept. 2020) https://nam.edu/anthony-fauci-receives-2020-lienhard-award-stephen-hinshaw-receives-2020-sarnat-prize/

Updated on October 8, 2020

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