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Topic : Practical Pharmacological Management of Tics
Speaker : Prof. Jonathan Mink
When : November 12, 2022, 9 to 10 AM EST ( US/Canada )
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Prof Jonathan W. Mink, MD PhD is the Frederick A. Horner Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Neurology and Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester ( NY ) where he is also Chief of Child Neurology and Vice Chair of Neurology. Dr. Mink received his BA ( Biology-Psychology ) and MA ( Psychology ) from Wesleyan University and hid MD and PhD ( Neuroscience ) from Washington University. He completed residency training in Pediatric and Pediatric Neurology at Whashington University / St. Louis Childern's Hospital. After completing a fellowship in Movement Disorders, he joined the faculty at Washington University in 1994 before being recruited to the University of Rochester in 2001. He launched the University of Rochester Child Neurology Residency in 2003. He stepped down as Program Director in 2013, but continues to have an active role in resident education.
Dr. Mink has an active research program focused on Batten Disease and movement disorders in children. Clinically, he specializes in Pediatric movement disorders with special interests in dystonia and Tourette Syndrome. He is recognised internationally for his work and clinical expertise in Pediatric movement disorders, Batten Disease and basal ganglia physiology. He was the recipient of the first Dr. Oliver Sacks Award from the Tourette Association of America in recognition for his many contributions to Tourette Syndrome Research, Education and Advocacy.
Dr. Mink currently serves on several advisory committees including the Executive Board of the International Child Neurology Association, the Executive Committee of the CNCDP-K12 program and the NINDS NST-1 Study Section. He is a past member of NINDA Advisory Council, the NINDS Board of Scientific Counsellors and the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee. He is past-chair of the Tourette Association of American Scientific Advisory Board. He has served as Associate Editor of Neurology and of Continuum . He is former President of the Child Neurology Society and was the 2021 recipient of the Hower Award from the CNS.