Tourette Symposium

Tourette Symposium in Utah!

On August, 11 – 13th, the Tourette Health and Education Program, in partnership with the CDC, sponsored a three-day Tourette Symposium hosted by The Tourette Association of America Center of Excellence at the University of Utah. The symposium opened with a TAA Behavioral Therapy Institute (BTI) training for Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT) conducted by CofE Co-Director Michael Himle, PhD. Day two included a medical training for medical providers in the local Salt Lake City area, presented by Donald Gilbert, MD, Barbara Coffey, MD, MS and Fran Filloux, MD on diagnosis, treatment, and alternative therapies for Tourette, Tic Disorders, and related neuropsychiatric conditions. Day three concluded with Utah’s Tourette Education day for families and community members with a keynote presentation by Kathy Giordano, TAA Education, and a panel discussion with Kathy, Michael Himle, PhD, and Fran Filloux, MD, CofE Co-directors.