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Cheryl Richards, PhD

Current Position
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry<br>Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Clinical Interest
Tourette Syndrome, gastrointestinal patients


Areas of Research Interests
Tourette Syndrome, treating gastrointestinal problems using nonpharmacological methods


Key Publications
Torres-Claudio E, Black WK, Richards C, Black KJ. A preliminary study of quantitative temporal modeling of the urge to blink during blink suppression. WUSM summer research poster symposium, Aug 2, 2013.  Full Article ->

Torres-Claudio E, Richards C, Black KJ. A preliminary study of quantitative temporal modeling of the urge to blink during blink suppression. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, Nashville, TN, November 16, 2013.  Full Article ->

Richards CA, Black KJ ( 2015). Tourette Syndrome research highlights 2014. F1000Research; 4:69. PubMed PMID: 26512319 PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC4602330 doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6209.2

Richards, C & Kronfol, N: Predictability of patients’ interest in CAPD. Proceedings of the 6th National Conference on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis, 1986; 87-90.

Richards, C & Pollack, ED: Development of spontaneous motility in the guppy embryo (Lebistes reticulatus) and the effect of spinal transection. The Journal of Experimental Zoology 1987; 244, 223-229.


Funded Research Projects
Tourette Syndrome Association(PI):Testing a Pathophysiological Model of Complex Tics
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation(Significant Contributor):MRI Studies Testing Hypotheses about How Behavior Therapy Works in Tic Disorders