About the Author
Keith Owen Yeates, PhD, ABPP-CN, is Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Psychology, and Psychiatry at The Ohio State University in Columbus. He is also Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health at The Research Institute and Chief of the Department of Psychology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. His research focuses on the neurobehavioral outcomes of childhood brain disorders, particularly traumatic brain injury.
M. Douglas Ris, PhD, ABPP-CN, is Professor and Head of the Psychology Section in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Chief of the Psychology Service at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. Previously, he founded and directed the Neuropsychology Program and the Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. His research interests include the neurodevelopmental effects of exposure to environmental lead and late effects in pediatric brain tumors.
H. Gerry Taylor, PhD, ABPP-CN, is Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals of Cleveland. Dr. Taylor is a pediatric neuropsychologist with a background in clinical assessment of children. His research aims to better understand the effects of early neurological risks on the child and family, the neurological basis of developmental problems, and the influences of social and environmental factors on outcome.
Bruce F. Pennington, PhD, is a John Evans Professor of Psychology at the University of Denver, where he heads the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Program. He has conducted research for over 30 years on the genetics and neuropsychology of developmental disorders, including dyslexia, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, and intellectual disability syndromes. He is also a child neuropsychologist and has been active in clinical training and practice throughout his career.