May We Introduce You To: David Rabiner, Ph.D. & Attention Research Update

by Lee Gehrls R&D Coordinator (Volunteer)

ADHD has always been a well-researched condition. There are numerous articles that can give you timelines on the major ADHD studies and breakthroughs in diagnosis, treatment options, and management programs.

Dr. David Rabiner is one of many who has a distinguished career as a research professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He is recognized for his research on violence prevention, ADHD, and attention issues in children, and the steps that can be taken to improve educational outcomes in students with attention difficulties.

His many accomplishments and continued projects are too many to mention here. However, you can read more about his life work and experiences on his Duke University website

Dr. Rabiner used his research background and knowledge to develop a publication that would provide information on ADHD studies that could be read by parents, health and mental health professionals, and educators.

In 1997 he published the first issue of his online newsletter called Attention Research Update. For 26 years Dr. Rabiner has been publishing his monthly newsletter which has over 30,000 readers. The newsletter is a summary of a recent study that he believes is of special interest and has information that would be helpful to the ADHD community. The newsletter on average is a 5 to 15-minute read depending on the topic and the topics cover many different issues related to ADHD.

It is free and easy to subscribe to He has included links to three past issues to show you the type of information you will receive monthly.

In addition to his research and the newsletter Dr. Rabiner serves as a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel and he has contributed posts to ADDitude Magazine which you can review

I hope you will check out Attention Research Update and the ADDitude Magazine resources. Both could be a positive way for you to expand your ADHD knowledge.

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