Consultant Psychiatrist, Huntercombe Hospital, Maidenhead, UK and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK
Dr Maite Ferrin obtained her medical degree at the University of Navarra, Spain, before completing her MSc and PhD research at King’s College London and the University of Granada. Dr Ferrin has been a full-time Consultant Psychiatrist since 2006, working in Spain and the UK, specialising in child and adolescent psychiatry. She has lead psychoeducation projects for families of ADHD patients in both Spain and London, and has sat on the European ADHD Guidelines Group (EAGG, Eunethydis) since 2010. In addition, Dr Ferrin has contributed to the J-Eunethydis organising committee as well as several Spanish groups working to improve ADHD treatment (GEITADH, GEIDA). Dr Ferrin is also active in ADHD research, with a number of peer-reviewed publications to her name. She is a peer reviewer for several international child and adolescent psychiatry journals and Deputy Editor of the IACAPAP (International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions) bulletin.
Dr Maite Ferrin has received economic support from the Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ETS 07/90902, BAE 09/90088), Consejeria de Salud Junta de Andalucıa (EF-0029) Fundacion Alicia Koplowitz and Gobierno de Navarra (Beca Ayanz). Her only conflict of interest is the participation in the Meeting of Minds Conference in Stockholm in 2015, which was sponsored by Shire.