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Erika F. Augustine, MD
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Zachary Bell
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Cathy L. Budman, MD
Cathy L. Budman, MD
Lynne Fisher
Lynne Fisher
Donald C. Goff, MD
Donald C. Goff, MD
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Peter E. Morrison, DO
Peter E. Morrison, DO
Susan Nielsen Morrison
Susan Nielsen Morrison

Heidi Schwarz, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurology
University of Rochester Medical Center

I am a seasoned clinician in general neurology with special interests in movement disorders (fellowship trained), headache, stroke, vagal nerve stimulation for epilepsy, neurologic complications of bariatric surgery and celiac disease. Prior to returning to the University of Rochester, I was in private practice in the Finger Lakes region for over 13 years. I am currently the Chief of Highland Neurology where I have a variety of clinical, administrative and teaching responsibilites. Often I will see patients with a combination of medical students, nurse practitioners or residents.

Susan Nielsen Morrison

Retired
Mother of son with Tourette syndrome 

I was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware.  I received a BS in Mathematics from Bucknell University.  I worked for IBM as a Systems Engineer for ten years.  I moved to the Rochester area in 1975.  After my first son was born, I left IBM and worked part time from home as a Programmer Analyst for five years.  After I had my daughter, I joined Citibank as a Senior Programmer Analyst.  Soon I was promoted to Programming Manager and then Vice President in Information Technology.  I had my second son shortly after I joined Citibank.  I am retired now af

Peter E. Morrison, DO

Neurology Chief Resident
University of Rochester Medical Center

Peter Morrison, DO received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.  He earned his Master of Science and Medical Degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM) in Old Westbury, New York.  He then completed his internship and residency in Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center at Strong Memorial Hospital.  He is currently completing his Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Rochester, with a focus in treating adults with Tourette Syndrome.

Erika F. Augustine, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology and Pediatrics
Universtiy of Rochester Medical Center 

Erika F. Augsutine, MD is Senior Instructor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She completed undergraduate studies at Harvard College and received her M.D. degree from the University of Rochester. Dr. Augustine completed Pediatrics and Child Neurology residency training at Children’s Hospital Boston in 2008, followed by fellowship training in Pediatric Movement Disorders and Experimental Therapeutics in 2010 at the University of Rochester. Dr.

Cathy L. Budman, MD

Director, National Tourette Center of Excellence, Northwell Health
Member of the New York State Centers of Excellence for Tourette Consortium
Director, Movement Disorders Program in Psychiatry, North Shore University Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Dr. Budman completed her undergraduate Sc.B in Biology cum laude at Brown University.  She earned her Medical Doctorate at the State University of New York at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  Dr.

Brett W. Robbins, MD

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
University of Rochester Medical Center 

After growing up and finishing medical school in Indiana, Dr. Robbins matched at the Med-Peds residency at the University of Rochester. Upon completion of residency in 1997 he became the Associate Director and ultimately the Program Director for the Med-Peds residency in 1999. He is dual boarded in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and cares for patients of all ages in a primary care setting.

Donald C. Goff, MD

Marvin Stern Professor of Psychiatry
NYU School of Medicine

Director, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
Orangeburg, NY

Dr. Goff is a translational clinical researcher who studies and treats schizophrenia.  He pioneered the development of glutamatergic agents and folate supplementation based on models from basic neuroscience and a personalized medicine approach.  He is currently working in the areas of early intervention and the treatment of refractory symptoms employing strategies to enhance neuroprotection and neuroplasticity. 

Lynne Fisher

Person living with Schizophrenia

Lynne Fisher was diagnosed in 2000 with Schizoaffective Disorder, a psychiatric disorder with traits of Schizophrenia and Depression.  Lynne was treated at Strong Hospital in Rochester, NY and received ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) as part of her treatment.  Lynne went on, however, to recover and received her second Master’s degree in Library Science in 2003.  Today she works full-time at a nonprofit organization in Rochester.

Frank South

Author of ADHD Dad blog at ADDitude magazine

Formerly a performer, playwright, and longtime TV writer and producer, Frank now writes the popular ADHD Dad blog and articles for ADDitude magazine. An ADHD Adult living in Georgia with two ADHD young adult children and a very non-ADHD wife, Frank’s writing relates a personally skewed view of his, and his family’s haphazard struggle for equilibrium with wry humor, and a deep sympathy for all who have to deal with him on a daily basis.

Anthony Rostain, MD, MA

Director of the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program
University of Pennsylvania

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