Neurobehavioral Unit (NBU)

The Comeback Kid

by Abigail
November 13, 2013
The Neurobehavioral Unit at Kennedy Krieger helps turn around a young boy with self-injurious and aggressive behavior.

Luke McNair happyChrissy McNair describes her son Luke, 13, as “one of the happiest kids I’ve ever met.” He usually wakes up in a good mood and likes cracking jokes with his two brothers. He loves Top-40 music and animals, and has been riding horses since he was 3 years old. “The best word for him is passionate,” says his mother.

7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum - The 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship

Apr 1 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Outpatient Clinical Building
Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway, Room 202
Baltimore, MD

About The Event:

Kennedy Krieger Institute is proud to present the 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship in conjunction with the 7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum. Dr. Maureen Dennis, PhD will present the keynote address for the forum followed by a poster session.

Keynote Address: “Plasticity, Homeostasis and Age in Childhood Brain Disorders”

3:30pm - Keynote Address

Neurobehavioral Unit (NBU)

Kennedy Krieger Institute • 707 North Broadway • Baltimore, MD 21205


Louis Hagopian, Ph.D.
Lee Wachtel, M.D.

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Lee E. Wachtel, M.D.

Lee E. Wachtel
Lee Wachtel
Medical Director, Neurobehavioral Unit

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-7732
Pager: (410) 307-2421

Patricia Kurtz, Ph.D.

Dr. Patricia Kurtz
Patricia Kurtz
Director, Neurobehavioral Outpatient Services

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-2894

Dr. Patricia Kurtz is the director of neurobehavioral outpatient services in Kennedy Krieger Institute's Department of Behavioral Psychology. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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