Prof. Kenneth Towbin National Institute of Mental Health, USA1 Talk
Kenneth E. Towbin is Chief of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Intramural Research Program at NIMH. Dr. Towbin has extensive and diverse experience in child and adolescent psychiatry. He received his AB from Cornell University and his MD from the University of Colorado. Dr. Towbin was on the... read morefaculty at the Yale Child Center as an Associate Professor and became the Associate Director of Training and Clinical Director at Riverview Hospital for Children. During this time Dr. Towbin developed expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with severe childhood-onset disorders including pervasive developmental spectrum disorders, Tourette's syndrome, obsessive compulsive disorder and childhood psychoses. His current research interests include phenomenology and treatment of childhood bipolar disorders, multiple complex developmental disorders and emotional dysregulation in children and adolescence, and disorders in the spectrum of pervasive developmental disorders.