10417-Walsh, Kelda
Faculty

Kelda H. Walsh, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Address
PC 4110
PSYC
IN
Indianapolis, IN

Bio

My clinical and teaching work focus on children and adolescents with anxiety, tic, and impulse control disorders, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette’s disorder, selective mutism, and trichotillomania. I am interested in working with patients with complex combinations of disorders. I also collaborate with the International Adoption Clinic of Riley Hospital, as many of those young patients have particular issues with anxiety and trauma histories. I work on insuring that faculty, clinical staff, and residents write well-documented medical reports that meet audit standards from governmental agencies.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Education
    1991 MD Indiana University
    1985 MA Indiana University
    1983 BA Wellesley College
  • Research

    I participate in clinical ADHD medication research as a back-up physician with the ADHD research group at Riley.

  • Clinical Interests

    Typically, I work with directly with 2 junior medical students each clinical rotation. I also supervise the senior student elective program for the department of psychiatry. I also supervise child psychiatry fellows and visiting child neurology fellows and pediatrics residents in the child psychiatry clinic. My lectures focus on anxiety and tic disorders, but I also discuss general child psychiatry topics for the pediatric dental fellows and the child neurology fellows.

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