Dr Poulton

Dr Alison Poulton

Senior Lecturer, Brain Mind Centre Nepean, University of Sydney
Dr Poulton is paediatrician specialising in treating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She studied medicine at Girton College Cambridge and Guy’s Hospital London, qualifying in 1982. After training in paediatrics in Stoke-on-Trent and Birmingham UK, she migrated to Australia. Alison completed her advanced training in Melbourne and Sydney and gained the FRACP in 1993. She works at Nepean Hospital, at Penrith Child and Youth Mental Health Service and in private practice in Penrith. Dr Poulton has also raised a family of four children. In 2011, Dr Poulton was awarded her MD from the University of Cambridge. This was based on research into the collateral effects of stimulant medication on children’s height, weight, physical maturity and body composition.

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