At its annual conference in Arlington, Virginia, on Friday, the nonprofit Tourette Syndrome Association will present Dr. Bruun with the Wendy Anne Ochsman Award for Distinguished Achievement and Advancement of Tourette Syndrome Medical Treatment and Science.
“She’s an amazing human being and wonderful doctor,” said Judit Ungar, the president of the association. “She was one of the first women physicians who was interested in Tourette syndrome.”
Dr. Bruun, a psychiatrist who is based in Riverhead, has been practicing since 1973, and developed an interest in Tourette syndrome at the very start of her career.
“I just thought it... more