Dr. Crosbie’s research and clinical work are focused on understanding the neurobiological determinants of childhood neuropsychiatric disorders, with a particular focus on attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Four integrated domains of research create the foundation of her research program; 1) Cognition and behavioural phenomenology of ADHD and related disorders in children, youth and their families using cross sectional and longitudinal methods, 2) Understanding the genetic etiology of ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders, 3) Utilizing general population samples to investigate the relationship of genes and environment on pediatric psychiatric traits, health and cognition., and 4) Development of novel cognitive rehabilitation interventions for neurodevelopmental and brain based disorders.
Dr. Jennifer Crosbie is a Clinical Psychologist and Health Clinician Scientist within the Department of Psychiatry and the Clinical Lead of the Mental Health Access Program at SickKids. Dr. Crosbie is an Associate Scientist within the SickKids Research Institute, Neuroscience and Mental Health Program, and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Crosbie is the recipient of the Susan J. Bradley Health Clinician Scientist Award and is an O’Brien Scholar.