Meet Dr. Brown

Dr. Ronald T. Brown
Expert Name: Meet Dr. Brown
Expert Title: Dean, School of Allied Health Services
Company Name:  University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Company URL: www.unlv.edu
Short Bio: Currently, Dr. Brown serves as Dean, School of Allied Health Services for University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) leading three departments that educate nearly to 4,000 students annually through 10 degree-leading programs and 16 research and training labs
Meet Dr. Brown

Dr. Ronald Brown, a noted expert on the topic of ADHD has served as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic (Health Affairs) at the University of North Texas System.

Dr. Brown completed his Ph.D. from Georgia State University and has been the past President of the Society of Pediatric Psychology and the Association of Psychologists of Academic Health Centers.

He is a board-certified clinical health psychologist and has been an active clinician, teacher, advocate, and investigator. He served as a member of the Behavioral Medicine study section of the NIH and chaired several special panels at NIH. He currently serves as the Editor of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.

Dr. Ronald Brown’s area of specialization includes behavioral sciences, pediatric psychology, attention deficit disorders, neuropsychology, psychopharmacology, learning disabilities, and psychosocial oncology.

 
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