Leah Feinberg

Leah Feinberg

Education

FIU Clinical Science PhD Program. Mentor: Dr. Jonathan Comer B.S. Psychology, Minor Biology, Northeastern University

Key Words

Parent-child interaction and its influence on child anxiety disorders

Research Interests

Leah's research interests focus on the risk factors linked to the development of anxiety, especially parental interaction patterns and their relationship with the trajectory of anxiety disorders. She is also interested in psychiatric comorbidities and the association between symptom presentation and treatment outcomes.

Publications

1. Fried, R., Chan, J., Feinberg, L., Pope, A., Woodworth, K.Y., Faraone, S., & Biederman, J. (2016). Clinical Correlates of Working Memory Deficits in Youth with and without ADHD: A Controlled Study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 38(5), 487-96.

2. Biederman, J., Feinberg, L., Chan, J., Adeyemo, B.O., Woodworth, K.Y., Panis, W., McGrath, N., Bhatnagar, S., Spencer, T.J., Uchida, M., Kenworthy, T., Grossman, R., Zafonte, R., & Faraone. S.V. (2015). Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Young Student Athletes. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 203(11), 813-9.

3. Joshi, G., Faraone, S.V., Wozniak, J., Petty, C., Fried, R., Galdo, M., Furtak, S.L., McDermott, K., Epstien, C., Walker, R., Caron, A., Feinberg, L., & Biederman, J. (2014). Examining the Clinical Correlates of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Youth by Ascertainment Source. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(9), 2117-26.

Presentations

1. Biederman, J., Feinberg, L., Chan, J., Adeyemo, B.O., Woodworth, Y., Panis, W., McGrath, N., Bhatnagar, S., Spencer, T., Uchida, M., Zafonte, R., & Faraone, S.V. (2015). Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Young Student Athletes. Poster presented at the 13th annual Massachusetts General Hospital Clinical Research Day, Boston, MA

2. Biederman, J., Fried, R., Chan, J., Feinberg, L., & Hughes, B. (2014). Clinical Correlates of Working Memory Deficits: A Controlled Study of Children with and Without ADHD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD), Washington, D.C.

3. Joshi, G., Wozniak, J., Tarko, L., Furtak, S.L., Feinberg, L., & Biederman, J. (2014). A Prospective Open-label Trial of Memantine Hydrochloride for the Treatment of Core Features of Autism Spectrum Disorder in High-Functioning Adults. Poster presented at the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL

4. Biederman, J., Adeyemo, B.O., Faraone, S.V., Zafonte, R., & Feinberg, L. (2014). Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Review and Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at the 16thWorld Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, Spain and at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.

5. Joshi, G., Wozniak, J., Petty, C., Fried, R., Galdo, M., McDermott, K., Furtak, S.L., Epstien, C., Walker, R., Caron, A., Feinberg, L., & Biederman J. (2013). Does Ascertainment Source Impact Clinical Correlates of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Associated Psychopathology? A Comparative Study of Clinically Referred Populations of Youth with ASD Attending a Specialty and a General Psychiatry Clinic. Poster presented at the 26th meeting of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Barcelona, Spain

6. Furr, J.M., Comer, J.S., Wilner, J., Kerns, C., Feinberg, L., Wilson, L., & Kurtz, S.M.S. (2012). The Boston University Brave Buddies Program: A Replication of the Brave Buddies Intensive, Outpatient Treatment Program for Children with Selective Mutism, Part II. Symposium presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD

7. Furr, J.M., Comer, J.S., Kerns, C., Feinberg, L., Wilson, L., & Kurtz, S.M.S. (2011). The Boston University Brave Bunch Program: A Replication of the Brave Buddies Intensive, Outpatient Treatment Program for Children with Selective Mutism. Poster presented at the Child Mind Institute-Selective Mutism Group Selective Mutism Conference, New York, NY.