Jeff N. Epstein, PhD

Director, Center for ADHD, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-8296

Fax: 513-636-0755


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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)


Jeff Epstein, PhD, is a professor of pediatrics in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from State University of New York at Stony Brook and completed a clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Epstein is a licensed psychologist whose research and clinical work focus on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and other psychological disorders originating in childhood.

He is a co-investigator on the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD (MTA). Dr. Epstein has published numerous empirical papers on a variety of ADHD-related topics. Much of his empirical research has concentrated on the neuropsychology of ADHD, and the promotion of evidence-based ADHD care among community pediatricians.

Education and Training

PhD: State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1994.

Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, 1994.


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Medication Continuity in Children Treated for ADHD. Primary Mentor. Jan 2010-Dec 2014. #K23 MH083027.

Reading ICARD: Interventions for Children with Attention and Reading Disorders. Co-investigator. Dec 2009-Nov 2014. #R01 HD060617.

Effects of Adolescent Sleep Restriction on Neural and Neurobehavioral Functioning. Co-investigator. Jul 2009-Jun 2014. #R01HL092149.

Evaluation of an Intervention for Improving Community-Based Pediatric ADHD Care. Principal Investigator. Jul 2010–Jun 2015. #R01 MH083665-01. 

Examining the Biological Basis of ADHD. Principal Investigator. Jul 2010-Jun 2015. #K24 MH064478-06A2.

2/2 Multisite Study of School Based Treatment Approaches for ADHD Adolescents. Co-investigator. Jul 2009-Jun 2014. #1R01MH082865-01.