Dr. Walker earned a BFA in studio arts from the University of Illinois Chicago. He worked for 3 years as a graphic designer and art director before returning to school at the University of Kentucky for premedical studies. At that time he was awarded a National Merit Academic Excellence Scholarship, worked as an anesthesiologist technician, was elected president of Alpha Epsilon Delta the premedical honor society and was a Kaplan MCAT biology instructor. He received his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine at which time he was awarded the Missouri Delta Medical Center Physician Scholarship. Dr. Walker completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Louisville immediately followed by board certification through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Walker has also completed 10 years of both individual and group psychotherapy. Dr. Walker founded Louisville ADHD in 2005 and continues to serve as a sole practitioner.
Dr. Walker is currently a member or affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kentucky Medical Association, Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association, Greater Louisville Medical Society, Learning Disabilities Association, and The Wounded Warriors Project.
Dr. Walker has always been involved in a variety of outdoor activities and sports. Currently he enjoys the outdoors in the form of camping and hiking, and athletics in the form of golf and cross fit.
Dr. Walker has volunteered his time to training Louisville Metro Police Department officers and Bellwood home for children as a mentor to underprivileged children. Dr. Walker grew up in Louisville where he and his wife Andrea, also a physician have 2 children, Emily and William.
Kathleen Boland, office manager for Louisville ADHD, started with Dr. Walker in July 2010. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Marketing from Indiana University School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana in 1993. After graduating college she moved to Louisville, KY for a position with Bacon’s department store (Mercantile Stores) in management. Her professional experience also includes positions with Polo Ralph Lauren and EmployBridge in sales and marketing.
Kathleen grew up in Arlington Heights, IL (a suburb of Chicago), though she has lived in Louisville since 1993 and considers Kentucky her home. Kathleen and her husband married in 1995. While raising two daughters, Kathleen’s position at Louisville ADHD has helped her find balance between family and work. She enjoys boating, traveling, and spending time with her family.