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Lisa Allison Efron, PhD

The Center for Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine

Departments
Psychology

Programs
Director, Hyperactivity, Attention, and Learning Problems Clinic (HALP)



National Provider Identifier1952495731
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Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

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3023 Hamaker Court
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Fairfax, VA 22031
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Phone: 571-226-8380
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Biography

Lisa Efron, PhD, specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with behavioral disorders. She directs the Hyperactivity, Attention and Learning Problems (HALP) Clinic, which is an evaluation clinic for children between the ages of 4 and 18 who are grappling with school problems. The HALP Clinic is located at the Northern Virginia Regional Outpatient Center. Dr. Efron also serves as the Director of Training for Professional Psychology at Children’s National. She is very involved with training Psychology graduate students, interns, and fellows, many of whom rotate through the HALP Clinic. She is involved in clinical research, and has presented and published widely on a variety of issues pertaining to children’s mental health.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Barnard College New York, NYBachelor of Arts Psychology, English 1987
Post Graduate Education Duke University Durham, NCMaster of Arts 1990
Post Graduate Education Duke University Durham, NCDoctor of Philosophy Clinical Psychology 1995
National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
New Investigators Award39th Annual Meeting of the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unite1999
Scientific and Academic AchievementChildrens Research Institute13th Annual Advances in Pediatrics Educational and Scientific Forum1999

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterPsychology Executive Committee2003 - 2009
MemberChildren's National Medical CenterLEND Training Committee2004 - 2009
MemberKennedy Krieger Institute LEND Training Committee1996 - 1998
DirectorChildren's National Medical CenterHyperactivity, Attention & Learning Problems Clinic
DirectorChildren's National Medical CenterTraining for Professional Psychology2003
MemberAmerican Psychological Association
Publications
Journal Article, Chronis-Tuscano, A., Rooney, M., Seymour, K.E., Lavin, H.J., Robb, A., Efron, L., Conlon, C. & Stein, M.A., (2010), Effects of Maternal Stimulant Medication on Observed Parenting in Mother-Child Dyads with ADHD, Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 4, 581-587.

Journal Article, Joshi, P.T., Parr, A.F., & Efron, L.A. (2008), TV Coverage of Tragedies: What is the Impact on Children?, Indian Pediatrics, 45, 629-634.

Journal Article, Chronis-Tuscano, A., Seymour, K.E., Stein, M.A., Jones, H.A., Jiles, C.C., Rooney,M.E., Conlon, C., Efron, L.A., Wagner, S.A., Pian, J., & Robb, A.S. (2008), Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD: Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 12, 1938-1947.

Journal Article, Chronis-Tuscano, A., Seymour, K.E., Stein, M.A., Jones, H.A., Jiles, C.C., Rooney,M.E., Conlon, C., Efron, L.A., Wagner, S.A., Pian, J., & Robb, A.S. (2008), Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD: Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 12, 1938-1947.

Journal Article, Chronis-Tuscano, A., Seymour, K.E., Stein, M.A., Jones, H.A., Jiles, C.C., Rooney,M.E., Conlon, C., Efron, L.A., Wagner, S.A., Pian, J., & Robb, A.S. (2008), Efficacy of OROS Methylphenidate for mothers with ADHD: Preliminary effects on ADHD symptoms and parenting, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 12, 1938-1947.

Journal Article, Efron, L.A. & Sherman, J.A. (2005), Dental Anxiety: Implications for Dentists, Dentistry Today, 24, 6, 104-105.

Journal Article, Efron, L.A. & Sherman, J.A. (2005), Tip for Managing Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, The New York State Dental Journal, 71, 3, 18-20.

Journal Article, Efron, L.A. & Sherman, J.A. (2005), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Implications for Dentists, Dentistry Today, 24, 2, 134-139.

Book Chapter, Robb, A.S. & Efron ,L.A. (2003), Group Psychotherapy, In Robb, A.S. & Efron ,L.A. , The Textbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Press.

Journal Article, Swanson, J., Greenhill, L., Pelham, W., Wilens, T., Wolraich, M., Abikoff, H., Atkins, M., August, G., Biederman, J., Bukstein, O., Conners, C.K., Efron, L., Fiebelkorn, K., Fried, J., Hoffman, M., L (2000), Initiating Concerta (OROS methylphenidate HCL) qd in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Journal of Clinical Research, 3, 59-76.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Lisa Efron, PhD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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