The One with the Second ADHD PhD w/ Janice Nieves-Bonilla
We are joined today by a scientist! I love interviewing scientists! Although diagnosed as a child, Janice did not get fully treated for ADHD until her second year at Harvard. She is doing amazing research as she finishes her fifth year of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences PhD program there, and has found her way to rock life with ADHD! Enjoy!
In this episode Peter and Janice discuss:
:46- Intro & welcome Janice Marie Nieves Bonilla de Ouellette!
1:40- You didn’t get diagnosed until you got to Harvard, correct? Tell us your story.
2:56- How was growing up for you; how did school & your classes go?
4:36- Can you tell any of our listeners who may be feeling like: “My ADHD is preventing me from being smart, or from being brilliant” exactly what it is that you are studying at Harvard? ref: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Immunology and Autoimmunity, Joslin Diabetes Center
6:02- Your first language is Spanish. Sometimes people with ADHD are not great with languages; how are you with learning new ones?
7:04- Tell me about the medication you are on and how it’s working out for you?
8:08- What is your dosage frequency?
8:55- You have been very active in Theater, Dance, etc. Do you find that physical activity helps you?
10:47- You mentioned in your 3 page bio that you didn’t have many friend that were your age growing up. Do you think that’s an ADHD thing- to have friends that are older or younger?
12:26- Your husband does not have ADHD. If you had to tell the non-ADHD listeners of this podcast what the one thing they could do to survive someone with ADHD, that they love, what would that be?
14:37- How can people find you if they want to learn more about you and what you are doing?
15:22- Thank you Janice!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. PLEASE.. stop right now and write us a review so that we will all be able help more people! You can always reach me at [email protected] or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
15:47- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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