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Zachary Bell
Zachary Bell
Curtis Benesch, M.D., M.P.H.
Lynne Fisher
Lynne Fisher
Donald C. Goff, MD
Donald C. Goff, MD
Larry B. Goldstein, M.D.
Dr. Babak S. Jahromi
Brett W. Robbins, MD
Brett W. Robbins, MD
Anthony Rostain, MD, MA
Anthony Rostain, MD, MA
Frank South
Frank South
Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD
Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD

Brett W. Robbins, MD

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center 

After growing up and finishing medical school in Indiana, Dr. Robbins matched at the Med-Peds residency at the University of Rochester. Upon completion of residency in 1997 he became the Associate Director and ultimately the Program Director for the Med-Peds residency in 1999. He is dual boarded in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and cares for patients of all ages in a primary care setting.

Donald C. Goff, MD

Marvin Stern Professor of Psychiatry
NYU School of Medicine

Director, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Orangeburg, NY

Dr. Goff is a translational clinical researcher who studies and treats schizophrenia.  He pioneered the development of glutamatergic agents and folate supplementation based on models from basic neuroscience and a personalized medicine approach.  He is currently working in the areas of early intervention and the treatment of refractory symptoms employing strategies to enhance neuroprotection and neuroplasticity. 

Lynne Fisher

Person living with Schizophrenia

Lynne Fisher was diagnosed in 2000 with Schizoaffective Disorder, a psychiatric disorder with traits of Schizophrenia and Depression.  Lynne was treated at Strong Hospital in Rochester, NY and received ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) as part of her treatment.  Lynne went on, however, to recover and received her second Master’s degree in Library Science in 2003.  Today she works full-time at a nonprofit organization in Rochester.

Frank South

Author of ADHD Dad blog at ADDitude magazine

Formerly a performer, playwright, and longtime TV writer and producer, Frank now writes the popular ADHD Dad blog and articles for ADDitude magazine. An ADHD Adult living in Georgia with two ADHD young adult children and a very non-ADHD wife, Frank’s writing relates a personally skewed view of his, and his family’s haphazard struggle for equilibrium with wry humor, and a deep sympathy for all who have to deal with him on a daily basis.

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA

Director of the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program
University of Pennsylvania

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Zachary Bell

U.S Marine

Zachary Edward Bell served with the First Battalion, Sixth Marines, from 2007-11 as an infantry rifleman, deploying twice to Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He lives in Tennessee with his wife and two children and works for a nonprofit veterans’ organization, Courage Beyond. He is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in psychology at Lipscomb University in Nashville. Follow him on Twitter @ZacharyEBell.

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Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, MD, JD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Weintraub is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She serves as a Faculty Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and as a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Dr Weintraub was a co-founder of Jumpstart, the national AmeriCorps program, and she also serves as a technical advisor to Ashoka and non profits promoting the work of health entrepreneurs. Dr.

Neurological Disorders

Neurological Disorders

Larry B. Goldstein, M.D.

Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at Duke University and the Durham VA Medical Center

Dr. Goldestein is Director of the Duke Center for Cerebrovascular Disease, the Duke Stroke Center, and a Senior Fellow in Duke's Center for Clinical Health Policy Research.  Dr.

Dr. Babak S. Jahromi

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Imaging Sciences
Cebrovascular, Stroke and Endovascular Program
University of Rochester Medical Center

Dr. Babak S. Jahromi has joined the University of Rochester Medical Center and serves as a URMC Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Imaging Sciences. Dr. Jahromi has received Canada’s highest awards for neurological research from the University of Toronto, the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and the Canadian Neurological Society, and most recently completed fellowships in neuroendovascular surgery at the University of Miami and University of Buffalo.

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