Katie Kompoliti

Katie Kompoliti

Dr. Kompoliti was born in Greece and completed her early education there, including Medical School. She graduated from the University of Patras, college of Medicine in 1988. She came to the United States in 1989, where she completed the rest of her medical education. She first trained in internal medicine (1990-1992) at St Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL. Following that she pursued her interest in neuroscience by completing a residency in Neurology at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (1992-1995). After the completion of her residency she held a fellowship in Movement Disorders at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1995-1997). She became Assistant Professor of Neurology in 1998 and Associate Professor in 2004. She is board certified in Neurology (1997-present) and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association and the Movement Disorder Society. The author and coauthor of numerous publications, her clinical interests as a principal investigator have focused on several therapeutic areas of on-going research including studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of new compounds to treat Parkinson’s disease, Tourette syndrome, and Psychogenic Movement Disorders. Special interests of Dr. Kompoliti’s include the gender differences in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, studies to define the effect of neuroleptics on weight, risk for diabetes and dyslipidemia in patients with Tourette syndrome, and define the current status of use of Complementatry and Alternative Medicine in patients with Tourette syndrome. Finally, Dr. Kompoliti has been conducting studies to assess therapeutic interventions for patients with functional movement disorders. Dr. Kompoliti is a member of the National Medical Advisory Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association and has given numerous lectures and Grand rounds around the country to increase public awareness in Tourette Syndrome.

Affiliations and Expertise

Movement Disorders Section, Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

Book

Editor In Chief: Katie Kompoliti & Leonard Verhagen Release Date: 06 Apr 2010
Print Book:
USD 1,420.00
Editor In Chief: Katie Kompoliti & Leonard Verhagen Release Date: 06 Apr 2010
eBook:
USD 1,420.00