Gregory Fabiano

Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

Dean's Office

 334 Diefendorf Hall
 (716) 645-1130
 fabiano@buffalo.edu
  http://DrGregFabiano.com


ADHD assessments and interventions
parenting programs, especially for fathers, teen drivers
school-based interventions
behavior therapy

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University at Buffalo, 2005
  • M.A., University at Buffalo, 2001
  • B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo, 1997

Research Area or Clinical Specialty

Primary research areas include the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disruptive behavior disorders. Specific interests in the area of assessment include the development and validation of innovative approaches to measuring functional impairment for children with ADHD. Specific interests in the area of treatment outcome include the identification, evaluation, and dissemination of behavioral as well as combined behavioral and pharmacological treatments in home, school, and recreational settings.



Book

Volpe, R. & Fabiano, G.A. (2013). Daily Behavior Report Cards: An Evidence-Based System of Assessment and Intervention. New York: The Guilford Press.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Fabiano, G.A., Chafouleas, S.M., Weist, M. D., Sumi, W.C., & Humphrey, N. (in press). Methodology considerations in school mental health research. School Mental Health.

O’Connor, B.C., Fabiano, G.A., Waschbusch, D.A., Belin, P.J., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., Greiner, A.R., & Roemmich, J.N. (in press). Effects of a summer treatment program on functional sports outcomes in young children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Schatz, N.K., Fabiano, G.A., Morris, K.L., Shucard, J.M., Leo, B.A., & Bieniek, C. (2014). Parenting behaviors during risky driving by teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Behavior Therapy, 45, 168-176.

Vujnovic, R.K., Fabiano, G.A., Morris, K., Norman, K.E., Hallmark, C., & Hartley, C. (in press). Examining School Psychologists’ and Teachers’ Application of Approaches within a Response to Intervention (RTI) Framework. Exceptionality.

Vujnovic, R.K., Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Greiner, A., Waschbusch, D.A., Gera, S., Linke, S., Gormley, M., & Buck, M. (in press). The Student Behavior Teacher Response (SBTR) System: Preliminary psychometric properties of an observation system to assess teachers’ use of effective behavior management strategies in preschool classrooms. Education and Treatment of Children.

Pelham, W.E., Burrows-MacLean, L., Gnagy, E.M., Fabiano, G.A., Coles, E., Wymbs, B., Chacko, A., Walker, K., Wymbs, F., Garefino, A., Hoffman, M., Waxmonsky, J., & Waschbusch, D. (2014). A dose-ranging study of behavioral and pharmacological treatment in social-recreational settings for children with ADHD. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. DOI 10.1007/s10802-013-9843-8

Reddy, L.A., Fabiano, G.A., & Jimerson, S. R. (2013). Assessment of General Education Teachers’ Tier 1 Classroom Practices: Contemporary Science, Practice, and Policy. School Psychology Quarterly, 28, 273-276.

Reddy, L.A., Fabiano, G.A., Dudek, C., & Hsu, L. (2013). Development and Construct Validity of the Classroom Strategies Scale-Observer Form. School Psychology Quarterly, 28, 317-341.

Reddy, L.A., Fabiano, G.A., Dudek, C., & Hsu, L. (2013). Predictive Validity of the Classroom Strategies Scale-Observer Form on Statewide Testing Scores: An Initial Investigation. School Psychology Quarterly, 28, 301-316.

Reddy, L.A., Fabiano, G.A., & Dudek, C. (2013). Instructional and Behavior Management Practices Implemented by Elementary General Education Teachers. Journal of School Psychology, 683-700.

Vujnovic, R.K., Fabiano, G.A., Pariseau, M.E., Naylor, J. (2013). Parameters of adherence to a yearlong daily report card (DRC) intervention for students with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 23, 140-163.

Reddy, L.A., Fabiano, G. A., Dudek, C. M. (2013). Concurrent validity of the classroom strategies scale elementary school – observer form. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 31, 258-270.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Majumdar, A., Evans, S.W., Manos, M., Caserta, D., Pisecco, S., Hannah, J.N., & Carter, R. (2013). Elementary and middle school teacher perceptions of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder incidence. Child and Youth Care Forum, 42, 87-99.

Fabiano, G.A., Vujnovic, R.K., Waschbusch, D.A., Yu, J., Mashtare, T., Pariseau, M.E., Pelham, W.E., Parham, B, & Smalls, K.J. (2013). A Comparison of Experiential Versus Lecture Training for Improving Behavior Support Skills in Early Educators. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 28, 450-460.

Nahum-Shani, I., Qian, M., Almirall, D., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Fabiano, G.A., Waxmonsky, J., Yu, J., & Murphy, S. (2012). Q-Learning: A data analysis method for constructing adaptive interventions. Psychological Methods, 17, 478-494.

Nahum-Shani, I., Qian, M., Almirall, D., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Fabiano, G.A., Waxmonsky, J., Yu, J., & Murphy, S. (2012). Experimental design and primary data analysis methods for comparing adaptive interventions. Psychological Methods, 17, 457-477.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Cunningham, C.E., Yu, J., Gangloff, B., Buck, M., Linke, S.M., Gormley, M., & Gera, S. (2012). A Waitlist-Controlled Trial of Behavioral Parent Training For Fathers of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 337-345.

Lewis, K., Hulme, K., Kasprzak, E., Moore-Russo, D., & Fabiano, G. (2011). Motion simulation experiments for driver behavior and road vehicle dynamics. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 11.

Owens, J.S., & Fabiano, G.A. (2011). School Mental Health Programming for Youth with ADHD: Addressing Needs Across the Academic Career. School Mental Health, 3, 111-116.

Waschbusch, D.A., Cunningham, C.E., Pelham, W.E., Rimas, H.L., Greiner, A.R., Gnagy, E.M., Waxmonsky, J., Fabiano, G.A., Robb, J.A., Burrows-MacLean, L., Scime, M., & Hoffman, M.T. (2011). A discrete choice conjoint experiment to evaluate parent preferences for treatment of young, medication naïve children with ADHD. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 40, 546-561.

Fabiano, G.A., Hulme, K., Linke, S.M., Nelson-Tuttle, C., Pariseau, M.E., Gangloff, B., Lewis, K., Pelham, W.E., Waschbusch, D.A., Waxmonsky, J., Gormley, M., Gera, S., & Buck, M.M. (2011). The Supporting A Teen’s Effective Entry to the Roadway (STEER) Program: Feasibility and Preliminary Support for a Psychosocial Intervention for Teenage Drivers with ADHD. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18, 267-280.

Hart, K.C., Massetti, G.M., Fabiano, G.A., Pariseau, M.E., & Pelham, W.E. (2011). Impact of Group Size on Classroom On-Task Behavior and Work Productivity in Children with ADHD. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 19, 55-64.

Pelham, W.E., Waxmonsky, J.G., Schentag, J., Ballow, C.H., Panahon, C.J., Gnagy, E.M., Hoffman, M.T., Burrows-MacLean, L., Meichenbaum, D.L., Forehand, G.L., Fabiano, G.A., Tresco, K.E., Lopez-Williams, A., Coles, E.K., & Gonzalez, M.A. (2011). Efficacy of a methylphenidate transdermal system versus t.i.d. methylphenidate in a laboratory setting. Journal of Attention Disorders, 15, 28-35.

Pariseau, M.E., Fabiano, G.A., Massetti, G.M., Hart, K.C., & Pelham, W.E. (2010). Extended time on academic assignments: Does increased time lead to increased productivity for children with ADHD? School Psychology Quarterly, 25, 236-248.

Fabiano, G.A., Vujnovic, R., Pelham, W.E., Waschbusch, D.A., Massetti, G.M., Yu, J., Pariseau, M.E., Naylor, J., Robins, M.L., Carnefix, T., Greiner, A.R., Volker, M. (2010). Enhancing the effectiveness of special education programming for children with ADHD using a daily report card. School Psychology Review, 39, 219-239.

Fabiano, G.A., Vujnovic, R., Naylor, J., Pariseau, M., & Robins, M.L. (2009). An investigation of the technical adequacy of a daily behavior report card (DBRC) for monitoring progress of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in special education placements. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 34, 231-241.

Fabiano, G.A., Chacko, A., Pelham, W.E., Robb, J.A., Walker, K.S., Wienke, A.L., Arnold, F., Flammer, L., Keenan, J.K., Visweswaraiah, H., Shulman, S., Herbst, L., & Pirvics, L. (2009). A comparison of behavioral parent training programs for fathers of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Behavior Therapy, 40, 190-204.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Coles, E.K., Gnagy, E.M., Chronis, A.M., & O’Connor, B.C. (2009). A meta-analysis of behavioral treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Clinical Psychology Review, 29, 129-140.

Fite, P.J., Greening, L., Stoppelbein, L., & Fabiano, G.A. (2009). Confirmatory Factor Analyses of the Antisocial Process Screening Device with a Clinical Inpatient Population. Assessment, 16, 103-114.

Pelham, W.E. & Fabiano, G.A. (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatment for ADHD: An update. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 184-214.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Karmazin, K., Kreher, J., Panahon, C.J. & Carlson, C. (2008). Using a group contingency to reduce disruptive behavior in an elementary school cafeteria. Behavior Modification, 32, 121-132.

Waxmonsky, J., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Cummings, M.R., O’Connor, B., Majumdar, A, Verley, J., Hoffman, M.T., Massetti, G.M., Burrows-MacLean, L., Fabiano, G.A., Waschbusch, D.A., Chacko, A., Arnold, F.W., Walker, K.S., Garefino, A., Robb, J.S. (2008). The efficacy and tolerability of methylphenidate and behavior modification in children with attention/deficit-hyperactivity disorder and severe mood dysregulation. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 18, 573-588.

Fabiano, G.A. (2007). Father participation in behavioral parent training for ADHD: Review and recommendations for increasing inclusion and engagement. Journal of Family Psychology, 21, 683-693.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Burrows-MacLean, L., Coles, E.K., Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., Walker, K.S., Arnold, F., Garefino, A., Keenan, J.K., Onyango, A.N., Hoffman, M.T., Massetti, G.M., & Robb, J.A. (2007). The single and combined effects of multiple intensities of behavior modification and multiple intensities of methylphenidate in a classroom setting. School Psychology Review, 36, 195-216.

Mugnaini, D. & Fabiano, G.A. (2006). The evaluation of impairment in ADHD: Contribution of the Impairment Rating Scale. Pediatrica Minerva [Italian], 58, 159-166.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Waschbusch, D., Gnagy, E.M., Lahey, B.B., Chronis, A.M., Onyango, A.N., Kipp, H., Lopez-Williams, A. & Burrows-MacLean, L. (2006). A practical impairment measure: Psychometric properties of the Impairment Rating Scale in samples of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and two school-based samples. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 35, 369-385.

Jensen, S., Fabiano, G.A., Lopez-Williams, A., & Chacko, A. (2006). The readability of child and adolescent psychology parent and child self-report measures. Psychological Assessment, 18, 346-352.

Pelham, W.E., Fabiano, G.A., & Massetti, G.M. (2005). Evidence-based assessment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34, 449-476.

Pelham, W.E., Burrows-MacLean, L., Gnagy, E.M., Fabiano, G.A., Coles, E.K., Tresco, K.E., Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., Weinke, A.L., Walker, K., & Hoffman, M.T. (2005). Transdermal methylphenidate, behavioral, and combined treatment for children with ADHD. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 13, 111-126.

Coles, E.K., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Burrows-MacLean, L., Fabiano, G.A., Chacko, A., et al. (2005). A controlled evaluation of behavioral treatment with children with ADHD attending a summer treatment program. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 13, 99-112.

Pelham, W.E., Manos, M.J., Ezzell, C.E., Tresco, K.E., Gnagy, E.M., Hoffman, M.T., Onyango, A.N., Fabiano, G.A., Lopez-Williams, A., Wymbs, B.T., Caserta, D., Chronis, A.M., Burrows-MacLean, L., & Morse, G. (2005). A dose-ranging study of methylphenidate transdermal system in children with ADHD. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 44, 522-529.

Wymbs, B.T., Robb, J.A., Chronis, A.M., Massetti, G.M., Fabiano, G.A., Arnold, F.W., Brice, A.C., Gnagy, E.M., Pelham, W.E., Burrows-MacLean, L., Hoffman, M.T. (2005). Long-term, multi-modal treatment of a child with Asperger’s Syndrome and comorbid disruptive behavior problems: A case illustration. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 12, 338-350.

Lopez-Williams, A., Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., Onyango, A.N., Fabiano, G.A., Seymour, K.E., Chronis A.M., Pelham, W.E., Morris, T.L. (2005). Athletic performance and social behavior as predictors of peer acceptance in children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 13, 173-180.

Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E., Manos, M., Gnagy, E.M., Chronis, A.M., Onyango, A.N., Williams, A., Burrows-MacLean, L, Coles, E.K., Meichenbaum, D.L., Caserta, D.A., & Swain, S. (2004). An evaluation of three time out procedures for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Behavior Therapy, 35, 449-469.

Chronis, A.M., Fabiano, G.A., Gnagy, E.M., Onyango, A.N., Pelham, W.E., William, A., Chacko, A., Wymbs, B.T., & Seymour, K.E. (2004). An evaluation of the Summer Treatment Program for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder using a treatment withdrawal design. Behavior Therapy, 35, 561-585.

Chronis, A.M., Chacko, A., Fabiano, G.A., Wymbs, B.T., & Pelham, W.E. (2004). Enhancements to the behavioral parent training paradigm for families of children with ADHD: Review and future directions. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 7, 1-27.

Fabiano, G.A. & Pelham, W.E. (2003). Improving the effectiveness of classroom interventions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A case study. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 11, 122-128.

Fabiano, G.A. & Pelham, W.E., (2002). Evidence-Based Treatment for Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders. Current Psychiatry Reports, 4, 93-100.

Williams, A., Chacko, A., Fabiano, G.A., Pelham, W.E. (2001). Behavioral treatments for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Primary Psychiatry, 8, 67-72.

Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Burrows-Maclean, L., Williams, A., Fabiano, G.A., Morrissey, S.M., Chronis, A.M., Forehand, G.L., Nguyen, C.A., Hoffman, M.T., Lock, T.M., Fielbelkorn, K., Morse, E., Coles, E.K., Panahon, C.J., Steiner, R.L., Meichenbaum, D.L., & Onyango, A.N. (2001). Once-a-day Concerta™ methylphenidate versus t.i.d. methylphenidate in laboratory and natural settings. Pediatrics, 107, http://www.pediatrics.org/cgi/content/full/107/6/e105.

Pelham, W.E. & Fabiano, G.A. (2001). Treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: The impact of comorbidity. Journal of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 8, 315-329.

Chronis, M.A., Fabiano, G.A., Gnagy, E.M., Wymbs, B.T., Burrows-MacLean, L., & Pelham, W.E. (2001). Comprehensive, sustained behavioral and pharmacological treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A case study. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 8, 346-359.

Pelham, W.E. & Fabiano, G.A. (2000). Behavior modification. Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 9, 671-688.

Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Chronis, A.M., Burrows-MacLean, L., Fabiano, G.A., Onyango, A.N., Meichenbaum, D.L., Williams, A., Aronoff, H.R., Steiner, R.L. (1999). A comparison of morning, midday, and late-afternoon methylphenidate with morning and late-afternoon Adderall in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Pediatrics, 104 (6), 1300-1311.

Book Chapters

Vujnovic, R.K., Holdaway, A., Owens, J.S., & Fabiano, G.A. (2014). Response to Intervention for youth with ADHD: Incorporating an evidence-based intervention within a multi-tiered framework. In M. Weist, N. Lever, C. Bradshaw, & J.S. Owens (Eds.). Handbook of School Mental Health, Second Edition. (pp. 399-412). New York, NY: Springer.

Reddy, L., Fabiano, G., Barbarasch, B., & Dudek, C. (2012). Behavior management
of students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders using teacher and student progress monitoring. In L.M. Crothers & J.B. Kolbert (Eds). Understanding and managing behaviors of children with psychological disorders: A reference for classroom teachers. Continuum International Publishing Group, Inc.: New York.

Waschbusch, D.A., Fabiano, G.A., & Pelham, W.E. (2012). Evidence-based practice in child and adolescent disorders. In P. Sturmey & M. Hersen (Eds). Handbook of Evidence-based Practice in Clinical Psychology (Vol. 1). (pp. 37-70). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Fabiano, G.A. (2011). Assessment of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In S.W. Evans & B. Hoza (Eds). Treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. (pp.4-1 – 4-19). Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Greiner, A.R., Waschbusch, D.A., Fabiano, G.A., & Burrows-MacLean, L. (2010). Summer treatment programs for Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder. In J.R. Weisz & A.E. Kazdin (Eds.). Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents, Second Edition. (pp. 277-292). New York: The Guilford Press.

Fabiano, G.A., Vujnovic, R., & Pariseau, M.E. (2010). Peer Problems. In M. Hersen & J.C. Thomas (Eds.). Handbook of Clinical Psychology Competencies. New York, NY: Springer.

Fabiano, G.A. & Pelham, W.E. (2009). Impairment in children. In. S. Goldstein & J. Naglieri (Eds.). Assessment of Impairment: From Theory to Practice. New York, NY: Springer.

Waschbusch, D.A., Pelham, W.E., Gnagy, E.M., Greiner, A.R., & Fabiano, G.A. (2007). Summer treatment programs for children with ADHD. In K. McBurnett, L.J. Pfiffner, R. Schachar, G. Elliott & J.T. Nigg (Eds.). Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A 21st century perspective. New York: Dekker.

Pelham, W.E., Fabiano, G.A., Gnagy, E.M., Greiner, A.R., & Hoza, B. (2005). Comprehensive psychosocial treatment for ADHD. In E.Hibbs and P. Jensen (Eds). Psychosocial Treatments for Child and Adolescent Disorders: Empirically Based Strategies for Clinical Practice. (pp. 377-409). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Pelham, W.E., Meichenbaum, D.L., & Fabiano, G.A. (2004). Treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder in the primary care setting. In W. O'Donohue, N. Cummings, D. Henderson, and M. Byrd (Eds). Behavioral Integrative Care: Treatments That Work in the Primary Care Setting. (pp. 177-200). New York: Brunner-Routledge.

Meichenbaum, D.L., Fabiano, G.A., & Fincham, F.D. (2002). Communication in relationships with adolescents. In T. Patterson & F. Kaslow (Eds.). Comprehensive Handbook of Psychotherapy: Vol. 2. Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches. (pp. 167-187). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Fabiano, G.A. & Pelham, W.E. (2002). ADHD. In M.A. Fristad & D.T. Marsh (Eds). Handbook of Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children and Adolescents. (pp. 149-174). John Wiley & Sons.

Chacko, A., Fabiano, G.A., Williams, A., & Pelham, W.E. (2001). Comprehensive treatment for children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. In B.T. Rogers, T.R. Montgomery, T.M. Lock, & P.J. Accardo (Eds.). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Clinical Spectrum. (pp. 147-174). Baltimore, MD: York Press.

Invited Articles/Commentaries

Vujnovic, R.K. & Fabiano, G.A. (2011). Supporting Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Within a Response to Intervention Framework. The ADHD Report, 19.

Fabiano, G.A. & Elkin, T.D. (2006). Dissemination of behavior therapy techniques through television. [Letter to the Editor]. The Behavior Therapist, 29,1, 2.

Fabiano, G.A., (2006). The importance of assessing impaired functioning in children with ADHD and an efficient way to do it. Report on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Youth.

Fabiano, G.A. (2006). Methylphenidate Transdermal System In Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children. Drugs, 66, 1127.

Fabiano, G.A. & Pelham, W.E. (2002). Measuring impairment in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. The ADHD Report, 10, 6-10.

Fabiano, G.A. (1999). The Student’s View. Clinical Child Psychology Newsletter, 14, 2, 7.

Fabiano, G.A. & Gelbwasser, A. (1999). The Student’s View. Clinical Child Psychology Newsletter, 14, 1, 7.

Fabiano, G.A. & Presnell, L.M. (1998). The Student’s View. Clinical Child Psychology Newsletter, 13, 3, 3.


Grants and Research Support

Current

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
"Improving Parenting Capacity to Promote Safe Driving in Adolescents with ADHD"
Principal Investigator
4/10–1/15

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences
"Project VIABLE-II: Unified validation of Direct Behavior Rating (DBR)
in a problem-solving model"
7/11–6/15
Co-Investigator (Chafouleas, P.I.)

Past

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences
"Development and Validation of a Teacher Progress Monitoring Scale for Elementary
School Teachers"
Co-Investigator (Linda Reddy, PI)
9/08–8/13

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
"Enhancing Fathers’ Ability to Support Their Preschool Child"
Co-Investigator (Chacko, PI)
9/09–8/12

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families,
Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation

"Head Start Teacher Effectiveness Training"
Principal Investigator
4/08–4/12

John R. Oishei Foundation
"Response to Intervention in Action: A Multi-disciplinary Preschool Classroom"
Principal Investigator
10/10–10/12

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), Exploratory Research/Treatment Development Grant
"A novel multimodal treatment for children with ADHD and impaired mood"
Co-Investigator (Waxmonsky, P.I.)
2008–2011

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), Exploratory Research/Treatment Development Grant
"Behavioral Parent Training for Fathers of Children with ADHD"
Principal Investigator
5/1/07–4/30/10

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences
"Adaptive Treatments for Children with ADHD"
Co-Investigator (William E. Pelham, Jr. PI)
4/06–4/10

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)
"Behavior Modification and Young ADHD Children"
Co-Investigator (William E. Pelham, Jr. PI)

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences
"Enhancing individualized education plans for children with ADHD using a daily report card procedure"
Principal Investigator

Interdisciplinary Research Development Fund of the Office of the Vice President for Research, University at Buffalo
"Improving the Driving of Teens with ADHD Through Parenting"
Principal Investigator

National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) individual predoctoral fellowship (1 F31 MH64243-01A1)
Fellow on a pre-doctoral training grant "Parent Training for Fathers of Children with ADHD" to support the conduct of a dissertation.
Mentored by William E. Pelham, Jr.
7/02–7/04

State University of New York at Buffalo, College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship to support the dissertation
Principal Investigator
8/03–8/04

Unrestricted Educational Grant, Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, CA
Used to conduct a national survey of teachers and school nurses on compliance, prevalence, and attitudes toward the pharmacological, behavioral, and combined treatment of ADHD in schools.
Co-Investigator (William E. Pelham, Jr., PI)
1999–2001


Awards and Honors

  • Hodgson Russ Award for Excellence in Collaboration, School and University
    Partnerships in Practice (Member of Collaboration Team), 2011
  • University at Buffalo, Exceptional Scholars Young Investigator Award, 2008-09
  • University at Buffalo, Department of Psychology, Distinguished Alumni Award, 2009
  • White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Presidential Early Career
    Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2007
  • Golden Key, National Honor Society, 1997
  • Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology, 1997

Professional Service

  • Consultant, Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Principal Panel member of Social and Behavioral Review Panel, 2011-2013
  • Organizer, Annual Social Learning and the Family Preconference, Association for the Advancement of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, 2009
  • Consultant, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Invited member of Review Panel, July 2009
  • Consultant, Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, Invited member of Review Panel, February 2009, October 2009, February 2010
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Special Interest
    Group on Parenting and Families, President-Elect, 2008-09, President 2009-10
  • Student Representative, American Psychological Association, Division 12, Section
    1 (Clinical Child) 1998-1999

Editorial Board

Child and Youth Care Forum 2007–2010
Journal of Attention Disorders 2008–2010
School Psychology Quarterly 2009–present
School Psychology Review 2009–present
The ADHD Report 2009–present
Behavior Therapy 2010–present
School Mental Health 2010–present

Guest Editor

Special Issue of School Mental Health (Co-edited with Julie Owens): School Mental Health Programming for Youth with ADHD: Addressing Needs Across the Academic Career

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Behavior Modification
Behavior Therapy
BMC Public Health
Child Maltreatment
Clinical Psychology Review
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
International Journal of Sports Medicine
Journal of Abnormal Psychology
Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Journal of Attention Disorders
Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Parenting: Science and Practice
Prevention Science
Psychiatric Services
Psychological Bulletin
School Mental Health