About Us: Advisory Board
Dr. Meyer D. Glantz, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Science of the Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research (DESPR) of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health and the Chief of the Analytic Unit. Dr. Glantz is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and serves as a consultant to and board member of a variety of scientific and professional organizations and publications. He is the author of numerous articles and chapters on substance abuse, drug abuse etiology, cognitive therapy, prevention, and the elderly. In addition, he maintains a private clinical practice in the Washington D.C. area, supervises other clinicians, is a lecturer for the Montgomery County Adult Education program and has taught at several area universities. Dr. Glantz received his doctorate from Harvard University in 1979.
Dr. George von Hilsheimer, Ph.D.
Dr. von Hilsheimer earned his Ph.D. at the Saybrook Institute, and he is a pioneer of feedback technology having begun in this field in 1959. He is the author of Allergy, Toxins and the LD Child published by Academic Therapy, and How to Live With Your Special Child (Acropolis). He is listed in Who’s Who (and in the specialty issues, Who’s Who in Medicine, and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering). Dr. “Von” is most famous for having run the world-renowned Summerlane School in North Branch, New York ; and the Green Valley School in Orange City , Florida.
Dr. Harold A. Hayden, Ph.D.
State Liaison, Northeast and Island Regional Education Laboratory at Brown University
Dr. Hayden is a skilled educational researcher with over 20 years in education. He conducts applied research resulting in tested programs, tools, and materials that support state and local systematic reform efforts.
Dr. Sam Dempsey, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Exceptional Children’s Programs, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. Dr. Dempsey has traveled worldwide, working in Special Education programs in India, South America, and China. He has assisted in the testing and implementation of Play Attention in various schools in the United States.