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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Nolan Williams, MD


       Nolan Williams, MD


Dr. Nolan Williams is the chief resident of the combined neurology psychiatry program and a DART fellow. He received his B.S. in Molecular Biology from the College of Charleston and his M.D. from Medical University of South Carolina.

He has been Chief Resident of both the Neurology Residency (2011-2012) and the combined Neurology-Psychiatry Residency (2011-present). He has had experience presenting his research at national and international conferences. He has received numerous awards from resident poster competitions. He currently has 6 publications and numerous abstracts. Based on his early success as a clinical researcher, he was awarded the scholarship to the 2012 AAN meeting and the Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators for the 2013 APA meeting. He is currently PI or Co-I on several brain stimulation projects within the Brain Stimulation Lab including a project examining the neurophysiology of Tourette syndrome and the efficacy of new ECT technology in Parkinson’s disease.

       At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:

1.  Identify those neuropsychiatric disorders currently being explored for invasive neuromodulation.
2.  Describe, in general, the criteria for deep brain stimulation being used for patients receiving invasive neuromodulation for
     psychiatric disorders.


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