Dr. Barbaresi is the T. Berry Brazelton Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, as well as a Senior Fellow of Johannes Kepler University. He is the former Chair of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Behavioral and Biobehavioral Subcommittee, member of the American Board of Pediatrics, and past Chair of the Sub-Board for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He has held leadership positions in national organizations, including membership on the Board of Directors of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He co-authored a report for the National Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences on Speech and Language Disorders in Children. Dr. Barbaresi was the Chair and primary author of the first ever national Developmental-Behavioral Pediatric practice guideline, addressing the subspecialty care of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Dr. Barbaresi’s research has included studies of the epidemiology and long term outcomes of learning disorders, AD/HD and autism. His current major projects focus on the long-term outcomes and developmental trajectory of ADHD and autism spectrum disorder, as well as the development of a novel structured data system for use in clinical research in Developmental Medicine. He is the Director of Research for the national Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network (DBPNet), funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. At Boston Children’s Hospital, he is the Principal Investigator of the Developmental Medicine Clinical Research Laboratory.

William also serves as co-leader to the Life Course Translational Research Network (LCT-RN)'s ADHD Node

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