Two special Tourette Syndrome events this week

The Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) is sponsoring a special informational session Thursday night August 16th here at the Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration. Dr. Irene Malaty will speak about the syndrome. How to start a TSA support group in Gainesville will also be discussed. If you wish to attend, please RSVP with Jill Youngkin at or 727-418-0240.

On Friday August 17th, the TSA and Centers for Disease Control are co-hosting the Tourette Syndrome (TS) Education Retreat for Medical Professionals from 8 AM – 3pm at the McKnight Brain Institute. Presenters include:

Donald Gilbert, MD, MS- Professor , Dept. of Pediatric Neurology, Dir. of Movement Disorders  & TS Clinics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Tanya Murphy, MD, MS- Professor, Depts. Of Pediatrics & Psychiatry, Director of Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry at Children’s Health Center at the University of South Florida All Children’s Hospital

Michael Okun, MD- Professor, Dept. of Neurology,  Co-Director of the Center for Movement Disorders at UF, Co-chair Medical Advisory Board for Tourette Syndrome Association

Irene Malaty, MD- Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, Director of Tourette Syndrome Clinic at UF

Learn about the UF Tourette Syndrome and Tic Clinic.