University of Calgary

Tamara Pringsheim

  • Professor
  • Full Time Faculty


Dr. Tamara Pringsheim is an Associate Professor with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary.  She is the program lead for the Tourette and Pediatric Movement Disorder program at Alberta Children’s Hospital and the Deputy Director of the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research and Education.  She also works as an evidence-based medicine methodologist for the American Academy of Neurology. 

Dr. Pringsheim completed her residency in neurology at the University of Toronto and a fellowship in movement disorders and neuropsychiatry at the Toronto Western Hospital, and her Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology. Her research program is focused on rational pharmacotherapy for neurological and mental health disorders, using knowledge synthesis and translation strategies.  She has developed clinical practice guidelines and tools for clinicians, and nationally implemented educational curricula with the goal of improving the safety, effectiveness and appropriateness of care.


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