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Linda Jo Pfiffner

educator , psychologist

Linda Jo Pfiffner, American psychologist, educator. Licensed clinical psychologist, California. Recipient First award National Institute of Mental Health, since 1993; grantee Sigma Xi, 1985, California College Medicine, 1993; Graduate Council fellow State University of New York, 1981-1983.

Background

Pfiffner, Linda Jo was born on December 5, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, United States. Daughter of Harold Joseph and Ruth (Albert) Pfiffner.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology summa cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, 1981. Master of Arts in Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1987.

Career

Psychologist child development center University California, Irvine, 1987-1992, clinic director, since 1991, assistant professor in residence department pediatrics, since 1992. Consultant Stakeholder Plan, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Federal Resource Center Special Education, University Kentucky. Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Licensed clinical psychologist, California.

Works

  • Author: (with others) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, 1990, Hyperactivity in Children: A Handbook, 1993. Guest reviewer Pediatrics, Behavior Therapy, since 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to textbooks.

Membership

Member American Psychological Association, Association Advancement Behavior Therapy, Society Research Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Professional Group Attention-Related Disorders, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi.

Connections

father:
Harold Joseph Pfiffner

mother:
Ruth (Albert) Pfiffner