Adelaide Robb, MD Chief, Psychology and Behavioral Health

Bio

Biography

Adelaide Robb, MD, is a psychopharmacologist with ongoing research studies in mood disorders, schizophrenia, and post traumatic stress disorder, and Chief of the Division of Psychology and Behavioral Health, which aims to combine psychological and psychiatric services to treat the medically ill child. 

Dr. Robb, who trained at Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health, has been on the medical staff in the Division of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine since 1996, rising to the rank of Professor (with tenure). She is an internationally known clinical researcher and has participated in and led multiple therapeutic trials for children with a variety of behavioral and psychiatric conditions. 

Patients interested in participating in research studies are seen at Children's National Health System on Michigan Avenue in Northwest Washington, DC. Patients who want a second opinion in psychopharmacologic management can be seen at the Fairfax office.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 1987
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
News

News

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Eating Disorders in Males

(2002) Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America

A DoseResponse Study of Concerta Methylphenidate in Children with Attention DeficitHyperactivity Disorder

(2003) Pediatrics

Dopamine Transporter Genotype and Methylphenidate Dose Response in Children with ADHD

(2005) Neuropsychopharmacology

Case Study Can Stimulant Rebound Mimic Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

(2002) Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology

Neural Circuitry Engaged During Unsuccessful Motor Inhibition in Pediatric Bipolar Disorder vs Controls

(2007) American Journal of Psychiatry

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