Walsh joined the Indiana University School of Medicine faculty full time in 2001 and is an associate professor of Clinical Neurology, Genetics and Pediatrics. He previously graduated from Wabash College with a BA in Biology and English and received his MD from IU School of Medicine. He completed postgraduate training, also at IU School of Medicine, in pediatrics/child neurology and genetics, the latter including a clinical genetics fellowship and a three-year extramural NIH NRSA fellowship. Between his neurology and genetics training he served as a neurologist and pediatrician in the United States Air Force. Walsh was program director of the IU School of Medicine Child Neurology Residency Program for 17 years and section chief of the child neurology section for 16 years. He has served on several departmental, school and national committees. He is heavily involved in teaching, both clinical and as course faculty director. Walsh’s primary clinical interest is caring for children with inherited and other genetic disorders of the nervous system.