Director of marketing for Shire Richwood Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Adderall.
Professor of psychiatry and neurology at the University of Massachusetts
Medical Center in Worcester. Author of numerous books on ADHD, including
ADHD and the Nature of Self-Control and Attention-Deficit
Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment.
An active opponent of the ADHD diagnosis, Baughman has been a child
neurologist, in private practice, for 35 years. He is also a medical expert for
the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), an advocacy group founded by
the Church of Scientology in 1969.
Psychiatrist and author of Talking Back to Ritalin, Breggin founded the
nonprofit Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology. He has been a
vocal opponent of the ADHD diagnosis and he strongly opposes prescribing
psychiatric medications to children.
Castellanos is a pediatrician and child psychiatrist conducting neuroimaging
and genetic studies of ADHD. He is the head of ADHD research at the National
Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
Author of Running on Ritalin, Diller received his medical degree from
Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. While he has
diagnosed some children in his private practice with ADHD, Diller has
criticized the proliferation of the ADHD diagnosis and the rise of "cosmetic
A psychiatrist in Denver, Colorado, Dodson ascribes ADHD mostly to biological
causes. He is paid by Shire Richwood, the makers of Adderall, to educate other
physicians about the drug's efficacy.
Formerly the head of child psychiatry at the National Institute of Mental
Health, Jensen was the principal author of the landmark NIMH study, the
Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder (MTA). He is now the director of Columbia University's Center for the
Advancement of Children's Mental Health.
Vice chairman of psychiatry at New York University, Koplewicz believes that
ADHD is a legitimate brain disorder. He wrote It's Nobody's Fault: New Hope
and Help for Difficult Children and Their Parents. He is also director of
the New York Univ. Child Study Center
A child psychologist, Parker founded Children and Adults with ADD (CHADD), a nonprofit organization. He lobbies frequently on
behalf of CHADD in Washington, D.C., and is now the president of ADD Warehouse,
a company that sells ADHD materials.