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Louisiana Program Directors

About the Speakers

Ann Tilton, MD

Ann Tilton, MD

Ann Tilton, MD 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 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 applications and research in novel uses of botulinum toxin and intrathecal baclofen in the care of children and young adults with abnormal tone.

Dr. Tilton has served on the executive committee of the Professors of Child Neurology and has been active in the national Child Neurology Society, serving on its board of directors  as a Councillor for the South (1996-98), Secretary/Treasurer (2003-04), and President (2005-07). She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Child Neurology Foundation. Dr. Tilton has been involved in the American Academy of Neurology Board of Directors where she served as the treasurer of the American Academy of Neurology Institute. Residency education is one of her priorities and she served as a member and Vice Chair of the ACGME Neurology Residency Review Committee (RRC). She is currently the Chair of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). 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 and has been active on the executive committee.

Dr. Tilton has published on numerous topics and has spoken nationally and internationally on child neurology, rehabilitation, and spasticity management.