Faculty Member

Ann Childress, MD

Las Vegas, Nevada

Ann Childress, MD



Dr. Childress is president of the Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Inc. where about 80% of her practice is research based. She also has adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine and Touro University of Nevada College of Medicine. She 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 more than 80 articles in scientific journals and a book chapter. As a co-principal investigator, she has participated in more than 180 clinical trials. Her research has focused on treatment of children and adolescents with mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, autism and Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder.

Dr. Childress is President-elect of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders, Education Director for the Nevada Psychiatric Association, a distinguished fellow of  the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Childress is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of ADHD.