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Brown University

On-Demand - Identification and Management of ADHD and Impulse Control in Tourette Syndrome

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Program Release: March 16, 2021 Expiration Date: March 16, 2023 *Recording of a live webinar originally held on 3/9/21 Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes There are no prerequisites for participation Overview Attention Deficit Disorder, either the inattentive, hyperactive, or combined type is fairly common in patients with Tourette syndrome. Furthermore, impulse control disorders are common as well. Frequently, the functional impact of these conditions outweighs the impact of tics in the lives of these patients. This webinar will define both disorders and explore best ways to manage them in children and adults with Tourette syndrome. Guest Speaker Aikaterini Kompoliti, MD Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences Education Director, Section of Movement Disorders Department of Neurological Sciences Rush University Medical Center 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, 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. Dr. Kompoliti is the director of a Center of Excellence on Tourette syndrome and Tic Disorders at Rush University Medical Center.


After participating in this recorded webinar, participants should be better able to: 

  • Define ways ADHD can present and impact patients with Tourette syndrome
  • Define ways impulse control can present and impact the lives of patients with Tourette syndrome
  • Delineate the different treatments, whether behavioral, lifestyle or pharmacological, to manage both conditions.


There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.

  • Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
  • View the CME presentations
  • Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity in order to receive a credit certificate.


In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.

The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.

This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.

Faculty Disclosure/Conflict of Interest

The following speakers and planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:

Aikaterini Kompoliti, MD
Jennifer Maloney*
Angela Sullivan, MPH*
Maria Sullivan, BS*
Chelsea Tollner*


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Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.



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