About the Author

Dr. Coleman received her undergraduate degree from Wheaton College, Norton, MA, and her medical degree from The Medical College of Pennsylvania. Her internship and residency in pediatrics were completed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA. After residency, her training included fellowships in Pediatric Hematology and Behavioral Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison. She is married and has three children.

Dr. Coleman has worked as a behavioral and general pediatrician at the Jackson Clinic and University of Wisconsin Health, Physicians Plus Medical Group since 1977. She specializes in the evaluation, treatment, and coordination of care of children with attention deficit disorders and related problems. Dr. Coleman is a strong advocate for children with developmental, learning, and behavioral problems. In addition to maintaining an active clinical practice, she often speaks on these and related topics for health professionals, school districts, parent groups, and other agencies.

Dr. Coleman is also the author of a resource book for health professionals, educators, and clinicians: Attention, Behavior and Learning Disorders in Children, FORMS AND INFORMATION, Materials for Educators and Health Professionals This book contains organizational and informational forms that can be copied and used in the evaluation and clinical management of children with attention problems.