Stephen Faraone, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience & Physiology at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Director of Research for the Department of Psychiatry. He is also Senior Scientific Advisor to the Research Program Pediatric Psychopharmacology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a lecturer at Harvard Medical School. He holds an honorary professorship at the KG Jebsen Centre for Research on Neuropsychiatric Disorders at the University of Bergen, Norway.
Dr. Faraone studies the nature and causes of mental disorders in childhood and has made contributions to research in psychiatric genetics, psychopharmacology, diagnostic issues and methodology.
Dr. Faraone is also the Editor for the journal Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Deputy Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Biostatistical and Methodology Editor for the Journal of Attention Disorders. He also heads the educational website www.adhdinadults.com.
Background and Education
In 2005, ISI determined him to be the second highest cited author in the area of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and in 2013 he was the third most highly cited researcher in psychiatry and psychology. His lifetime H-Index as of Feb 2016 was 171.
See Dr. Faraone’s research on PubMed