Dr. David Greenfield is the founder and clinical director of The Center for Internet and Technology Addiction and former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, where he taught courses on Internet Addiction as well as Sexual Medicine, and supervised residents in psychiatry. He is also the consulting medical director at the Greenfield Pathway for Video Game and Technology Addiction at Lifeskills South Florida.
Dr. Greenfield is a leading authority on Internet and technology addiction, and the author of numerous articles and book chapters, as well as the book Virtual Addiction, which, in 1999, rang an early warning regarding the world’s growing Internet addiction problem. His recent work is focused on the neurobiology and treatment of compulsive Internet, smartphone, and screen use.
Dr. Greenfield participates in public, psychiatric, and addiction medicine communities by sharing his expertise through lectures, research, and popular presentations. He has advanced training and board certifications in addiction medicine, clinical psychology, and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Greenfield TEDx talk will be on December 5, 2021 and his latest book, Overcoming Internet Addiction for Dummies will be released early September, 2021