Dr. Tinney is a board certified adult, child, & adolescent psychiatrist. She is currently a sub-investigator in clinical research trials conducted at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development. Dr. Tinney has experience with patients that have intellectual disabilities and developmental disorders as well as other complex psychiatric disorders. She believes in providing comprehensive care including therapy, medication management, and case management.
In 2006, Dr. Tinney obtained her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then completed both her general psychiatry residency and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at UNC-Chapel Hill. Since matriculation, Dr. Tinney has balanced private practice, academic medicine, national positions, and leadership roles in community psychiatry including serving as the current Associate Medical Director for Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions. She often conducts lectures and presents at conferences on autism spectrum disorders and eating disorders.