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Ann C. Childress, MD

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Dr. Childress is in private practice in Las Vegas, Nevada.  About 80% of her practice is research based.  She is also has adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Nevada Reno and Las Vegas School of Medicine campuses and Touro University Nevada.  Dr. Childress is board certified in psychiatry, with a subspecialty in child and adolescent psychiatry.


Before earning her medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, Dr. Childress studied at St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. She completed a psychiatry internship and residency and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina.


Dr. Childress has authored numerous publications on the topic of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  As Co-Principal Investigator, she has participated in more than 150 clinical trials.  Her research has focused on treatment of children, adolescents and adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, and ADHD.  


Dr. Childress is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is Education Director for the Nevada Psychiatric Association. She will assume the position as President-elect of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders in January 2020.

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