Gretchen LeFever Watson, PhD
Dr. Watson is a clinical psychologist whose research and intervention projects have received international scholarly and media attention, including appearances on TV and radio programs such as CNN, the PBS News Hour, and The Diane Rehm Show. Dr. Watson was among the first to document drug overtreatment for ADHD in the U.S. and to demonstrate that disruptive conduct can be successfully reduced through schoolwide behavioral interventions. In addition to positions as a hospital psychologist, medical school faculty member, and university professor, Dr. Watson served as Director of Patient Safety and Performance Excellence for a large healthcare system. Currently, she is President of Safety and Learning Solutions, a consulting firm for organizational safety and change management.
Dr. Watson's patient safety book made an Amazon #1 Best Seller as a New Release in August 2017!