Aaron J. Vaughn, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology

Associate Director, O'Grady Residency Program

Center for ADHD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-4336

Email aaron.vaughn@cchmc.org

Assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD; organization / academic skills

Aaron Vaughn, PhD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics in Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He earned his MS in clinical psychology from Purdue University, a doctorate in clinical psychology from University of Vermont and completed a clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Vaughn specializes in the assessment and behavioral management of children and adolescents with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder and related conditions.

Research interests include the assessment and treatment of ADHD including better understanding of the social, academic, and behavioral impairments exhibited by children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from a developmental psychopathology perspective. Dr. Vaughn’s research is targeted in applying what is learned toward increasing the effectiveness of evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with ADHD. 

In particular, Dr. Vaughn’s research is concentrated around:

  • improving the academic performance of children and adolescents with ADHD
  • mechanisms of self-concept in children and adolescents with ADHD
  • peer relationship problems of children and adolescents with ADHD
  • evidence-based assessment and treatment of childhood ADHD

BA: Cedarville University.

MS: Clinical Psychology, Purdue University.

PhD: Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont.

Predoctoral Internship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2008-2009.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2009-2011.

Reading ICARD: Interventions for Children with Attention and Reading Disorders. Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator, Denton). NICHD. R01.