Visiting Lecture Professor Series: Emerging Treatments for Tourette Syndrome
1. Understand the clinical course of Tourette syndrome throughout the lifespan.
2. Identify evidence-based pharmacological and behavioral treatments for tic disorders.
3. Recognize how the presence of tics influences the treatment of common comorbid conditions such as ADHD and OCD.
About the Professor
Michael Bloch, MD
- Associate Professor, Yale Child Study Center
Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. is currently an Associate Professor in the Yale Child Study Center. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale. His current research focuses on meta-analysis and clinical trials examining mental health treatment across the lifespan. He is specifically interested in examining the evidence base for current psychopharmacological treatments and developing novel treatments for Tourette syndrome (TS), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, anxiety, ADHD and trichotillomania (TTM) across the lifespan. Dr. Bloch is also the associate training director of the Child Study Center’s innovative psychiatry residency program. The Solnit Integrated Program provides psychiatrists-in-training with the opportunity to integrate general, child and research psychiatry across all stages of their career and will be a major pathway by which the next generation of academic leaders in child psychiatry.
The Child Mind Institute Visiting Professor Lecture Series invites leaders in the field of child and adolescent mental health to talk about the latest research and treatment protocols. These lectures are open to the public and are available in-person at the Child Mind Institute, as well as live via webinar. Continuing medical education credits (CME) are offered for medical professionals through our partnership with Northwell Health.