Child Neurology Society honors LSUHSC professor with 2012 Hower Award

The Child Neurology Society presented Ann Henderson Tilton, MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, with the 2012 Hower Award at the 41st Annual CNS Meeting in November. The award, given to one child neurologist each year, honors an outstanding teacher and scholar whose contributions to the specialty have been recognized at national and international levels.

Dr. Tilton is a Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Section Chair of Child Neurology at Louisiana State Health Science Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is the co-director of the Rehabilitation Center at Children's Hospital of New Orleans and director of the Comprehensive Spasticity Program. Special interests include neurorehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders, and clinical research in novel uses of botulinum toxin and intrathecal baclofen in the care of children and young adults with abnormal tone.

Dr. Tilton has been involved on the Executive Committee of the Professors of Child Neurology and active in the national Child Neurology Society as a Councilor, Secretary/treasurer, and served as President of the organization. She also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Child Neurology Foundation. Residency education is one of her priorities and she served as a member and Vice Chair of the ACGME Neurology Residency Review Committee. She is currently a Neurology Director for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Her interest in children with disabilities extends to the American Academy of Pediatrics where she served on the national Council for Children with Disabilities. Additionally, she is a certified member of the American Society of

Neurorehabilitation where she served on the executive committee.

Dr. Tilton has been board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. She has published on numerous topics and has spoken nationally and internationally on child neurology and spasticity management.

Comments

The opinions expressed here are the views of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of News Medical.
Post a new comment
Post

While we only use edited and approved content for Azthena answers, it may on occasions provide incorrect responses. Please confirm any data provided with the related suppliers or authors. We do not provide medical advice, if you search for medical information you must always consult a medical professional before acting on any information provided.

Your questions, but not your email details will be shared with OpenAI and retained for 30 days in accordance with their privacy principles.

Please do not ask questions that use sensitive or confidential information.

Read the full Terms & Conditions.

You might also like...
New method provides a more accurate way to predict dementia up to nine years before diagnosis