David Conant-Norville, MD

Physician, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Hillsboro, Pendleton & West Linn

Dr. David Conant-Norville is a board certified general, child and adolescent psychiatric physician and co-founder of Mind Matters PC. He has been honored by the American Psychiatric Association as a Distinguished Life Fellow and by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as a Distinguished Fellow. As a member of the Mind Matters PC management team, Dr. Conant-Norville currently serves as Clinical Director and Vice President.

A lifelong Oregonian, Dr. Conant-Norville grew up in southeast Portland. He attended Stanford University majoring in Human Biology and returned to Oregon to attend medical school at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU).

After completing a residency program in General Psychiatry and a fellowship program in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at OHSU, Dr. Conant-Norville and his family moved to Pendleton, Oregon in 1987 where he became the first Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Physician to live and work in Eastern Oregon.

Despite moving back to the Portland area in 1993, Dr. Conant-Norville continues to travel to Pendleton where he has served several clinical roles. In 2008, he worked to establish the Mind Matters, P.C. Pendleton clinic, and travels to the clinic every week. He also employs video conferencing technology to connect with his patients and their families in rural areas when travel is not possible; a technology he has worked diligently to pioneer for psychiatric use since 1999.

Dr. Conant-Norville has a passion for sports psychiatry and has given many lectures at national psychiatric meetings and authored multiple articles on the role of psychiatry in establishing health youth sports experiences. He is particularly interested in sport as a treatment modality for psychiatric illness. Dr. Conant-Norville currently serves on the board of the International Society for Sports Psychiatry (ISSP), as Outreach Director as well as chair of the ISSP Youth Sports Committee.

Dr. Conant-Norville is a psychiatric consultant to the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), as well as the PGA and LPGA Tour Anti-Doping Program.  He also serves on the expert panels for the National High School Coaches Association and TrueSport.

Dr. Conant-Norville enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, traveling, and enjoying all that life in Oregon has to offer.



  • Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as General Psychiatry

  • Affiliated Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health and Sciences University

  • State of Oregon Medical License and DEA registration active


  • Active Medical Staff, Providence St. Vincent Hospital

  • American Psychiatric Association (Distinguished Life Fellow)

  • Oregon Psychiatric Physicians Association (Past President and Current Membership Committee Chair)

  • American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Distinguished Fellow)

  • Oregon Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Past President)

  • American Medical Association

  • Oregon Medical Association

  • Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland