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Keynote Speakers at the 2019 ADHD Conference

William W. Dodson, M.D., LF-APA

Dr. Bill Dodson is a board certified adult psychiatrist that has specialized in adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for the last 25 years. Dr. Dodson has been on the faculties of Georgetown University and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He was a psychiatric consultant to Georgetown University for 14 years and ran the Student Health Services for Georgetown for 4 years.

In recognition of his clinical contributions to the field of ADHD he was named a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association in 2012. He was also the 2006 recipient of the national Maxwell J. Schleifer Award for Distinguished Service to Persons with Disabilities. He is one of two experts from the US to the World Anti-Doping program for the development of guidelines for the use of ADHD stimulant medications in the world’s athletes.

Dr. Dodson is in private practice in Greenwood Village, CO, specializing in adults with ADHD.

Dr. Dodson has also been a consultant and/or speaker for Shire Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Neos Therapeutics, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Sunovian Pharmaceuticals, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Highland Therapeutics/Ironshore Pharmaceuticals.

Rick Green PhotoRick Green, CM, OOnt, BSc.

After graduating with a BSC. in Physics, Rick Green created public programs for the Ontario Science Centre.  In 1979 he became a full-time comedian, writing and performing in 700 episodes of television and radio.

Rick is the founder of the groundbreaking website TotallyADD.com, as well as the producer of two outstanding documentaries on adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD): ADD & Loving It?! and ADD & Mastering It!

ADD & Loving It?! became a runaway hit on PBS earning critical acclaim, a New York Festivals award for Best Medical Documentary, and kudos from educators, coaches, doctors, and adults affected by Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Since then, Rick has interviewed over 75 of the world’s leading ADHD experts, and produced videos on every aspect of ADHD.

With a gift for blending information and humor, Rick is also well known for his television series History Bites; the alternative fiction literacy series Prisoners of Gravity; the long-running comedy series The Red Green Show; and as part of The Frantics comedy troupe.

A frequent public speaker and advocate for adults with ADHD, Rick has been honored as one of The University of Waterloo’s Top 50 Science Graduates, has received the CAMH Foundation’s Celebrity Transforming Lives Award, and the prestigious Order of Ontario. Recently he was proud to be appointed to The Order of Canada.


Questions?

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