Ann H. Tilton, MD, FAAN
Ann H. Tilton, MD, FAAN, is a professor of neurology and pediatrics and section chair of child neurology at Louisiana State Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA. 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.
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 is currently the president-elect of the Child Neurology Foundation. She is actively involved in the AAN Board of Directors, where she serves as the treasurer of the AAN Institute.
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 just completing her role as the chair of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Tilton's interest in children with disabilities extends to the American Academy of Pediatrics where she served on the national Council for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Additionally, she is a certified member of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation and has been active on the executive committee.
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 the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in clinical neurophysiology. She has published on numerous topics and has spoken nationally and internationally on child neurology, rehabilitation, and spasticity management.