Heather Riordan

Vanderbilt Center for Tourette Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders team members include, from left, Angela White, RN, Mariana Ciobanu, MD, KellyAnn Primm, OTR/L, David Isaacs, MD, MPH, Heather Riordan, MD, Michelle Eckland, Jessica Stroh, RN, and Kayla Johnson, PharmD.

VUMC designated a Tourette syndrome center of excellence

The Vanderbilt Center for Tourette Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders has been designated a Tourette Association of America (TAA) Center of Excellence.

Doctors seeing increase in young females with tics, verbal outbursts similar to Tourette syndrome

An international phenomenon of involuntary movements and vocalizations in adolescent girls is now believed to be a functional movement disorder, and while the causes are unclear, TikTok and other social medial platforms may be important contributors.

Nerve repair treatment leads to new career goals for patient

When Blair Wheeler banged her elbow on the court floor as she dived for a ball during a high school volleyball game, she had no idea that split second would completely change her life.

Effort launched to better serve patients with Tourette syndrome

Two neurologists are working to establish a multidisciplinary medical home at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) for children and adults with Tourette syndrome.