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Yale Child Study Center
Yale University
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT 06520

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Principal investigator
Robert A King MD
Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychiatry
Medical Director, Tourette’s/OCD Clinic at Yale Child Study Center
Phone: (203) 785-5880
 King Robert
Thomas V. Fernandez, M.D.
Phone: 203-785-5880
 Fernandez Thomas


Institute Description

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Dr. Robert King is Medical Director of the Tourette’s/OCD/Anxiety Disorder Clinic at the Yale Child Study Center, where he is also Professor of Child Psychiatry. He is the author of numerous scientific papers and textbook chapters on Tourette’s and related disorders and is the author of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Practice Parameter on Assessment and Treatment of Childhood OCD.

Dr. Thomas Fernandez is a child and adult psychiatrist, psychiatric geneticist, and Assistant Professor at the Yale Child Study Center and Department of Psychiatry. He is the recipient of government and private foundation research funding to uncover the genetic basis of developmental neuropsychiatric disorders, including Tourette Syndrome, OCD, and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Fernandez also works clinically as a child psychiatrist in ongoing clinical trials for children with Tourette syndrome and as an attending in the Tic Disorder and OCD Clinic at Yale Child Study Center.