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Department of Psychiatry

Tics and Tourette Syndrome

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John T. Walkup, MD
Margaret C. Osterman Professor of Psychiatry Chair, Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. John T. Walkup is Chair, the Pritzker Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Professor of Psychiatry, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. He is also an adjunct professor in the Center for American Indian Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Walkup's work covers three main areas of innovation and investigation. His work with movement disorders, specifically Tourette syndrome, uniquely spans psychiatry, child psychiatry and neurology. His expertise in child and adolescent psychiatry clinical trials focuses on the development and evaluation of psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatments. Lastly, he has been involved in developing and evaluating interventions to reduce the large mental health disparities facing Native American youth, specifically drug use and suicide prevention.

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12 to 1 p.m. Be sure to log into your CME account and complete the evaluation to receive credit.

Learning Objectives
  • Will be able to discuss the importance of identifying psychiatric co-occurring conditions in effective management of patients with tic disorders
  • Will be able to describe the basic elements of the comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics
  • Will be able to implement the key questions to ask and key advice to provide a patient with new onset tic symptoms
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 12:00pm
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Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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