About the Author
Dr. McGuire has over 10 years of research and clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of Tourette syndrome (TS), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related conditions in children and adults. He has received research support from the National Institute of Mental Health, Tourette Association, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles related to the assessment and treatment of TS and related conditions. Director of the Rothman Center for Pediatric Neuropsychiatry. She is a professor at the University of South Florida with appointments in the departments of pediatrics and psychiatry and is the Vide Chair of Academic Affairs in the USF Department of Pediatrics. She holds the Maurice A. and Thelma P. Rothman Endowed Chair of Developmental Pediatrics. She actively participates in numerous professional organizations and has received numerous grants as a PI and co-PI. She has authored 250 peer-reviewed papers and 30 book chapters. She was co-editor of a book on assessment and treatment of OCD, and directs the Tourette Syndrome Association Center of Excellence Southeastern Consortium site at the USF Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry. Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Director of the Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program at the Center for Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES) at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. He is the found Chair of the Tourette Association of America Behavioral Science Consortium which developed the Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT). He has authored over 240 publications and book chapters and co-authored or co-edited several books. Dr. Eric Storch is McIngvale Presidential Endowed Chair & Professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Storch has received multiple grants from federal agencies for his research (i.e., NIH, CDC), is a Fulbright Scholar, and has published over 14 books and over 500 articles and chapters. He specializes in the nature and treatment of childhood and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder and related conditions, anxiety disorders, and anxiety among youth with autism.