Tourette Association of America designates the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic as a Center of Excellence

TAA Center of Excellence
credit: Tourette Association of America

The national Tourette Association of America recently designated the Baylor College of Medicine Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, founded and directed by Joseph Jankovic, M.D., professor of neurology and distinguished chair in movement disorders, as the Center of Excellence (COE). The TAA-COE designation is an important honor acknowledging the high standard of care, research, education/awareness, and outreach/advocacy provided by the Baylor team. The TAA-COE is located in a new facility in the east side of the Texas Medical Center, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center at the McNair Campus, 7200 Cambridge, 9th Floor, Suite 9A, Houston, Texas, 77030.

In addition to providing the most expert and compassionate care to patients with Tourette syndrome and their families, the Baylor TAA-COE is involved in many training and research endeavors. To make an appointment for initial evaluation, call the PDCMDC at (713) 798-2273 or to obtain additional information regarding research studies, please contact Christine Hunter, R.N., B.S.N. at (713) 798-3951 or by e-mail at chunter@bcm.edu. For further information about clinical, research and educational activities, also visit this website: www.jankovic.org

Read press release: http://tourette.org/news/TouretteAssociation-Centers-of-ExcellencePressRelease.html