Aikaterini Kompoliti, MD
Aikaterini Kompoliti, MD, was born in Greece and completed her early education there, including medical school. After graduating from the University of Patras Medical School, Greece, she pursued her interest in neuroscience by completing a residency in neurology at Northwestern University, Chicago, followed by a fellowship in movement disorders at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. After the completion of her fellowship, she became a faculty member in movement disorders in the Department of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center where she is currently professor of neurology. She is the author and co-author of numerous publications. Her clinical interests as a principal investigator in research have focused on several therapeutic areas including studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of new compounds to treat Parkinson's disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension, Tourette’s syndrome, functional movement disorders and dystonia. Furthermore, she is the educational director of the section of movement disorders and the director of the movement disorders fellowship at Rush University Medical Center.