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Child Neuro News Wrap: Paroxysmal Disorders (Seminar)

About the Speakers

Rebecca Lehman, MD

Rebecca Lehman, MD

Dr. Rebecca Lehman completed a residency in Child Neurology followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Movement Disorders at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. She joined the faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2010 and has since established an active Pediatric Movement Disorders program, including a weekly Tourette Syndrome Clinic. She is involved in Tourette Syndrome research (“Fronto-striatal Connectivity in Tourette Syndrome Patients: The Relationship Between Aberrant Structure and Function,” PI: Colleen Hanlon, PhD) and is an active member of the Tourette Syndrome Association’s Medical Advisory Board. She is also Director of the MUSC Child Neurology Residency Program and Faculty Advisor to the Student Interest Group in Neurology. Dr. Lehmann serves on the CNS Scientific Selection & Program Planning Committee and is a lead organizer of the CNS Movement Disorders Special Interest Group.


Leon S. Dure IV, MD

Leon S. Dure IV, MD

Leon S. Dure IV, MD is Professor and Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology and holds the William Bew White, Jr. Chair in Pediatric Neurology. His clinical research interests are movement disorders in childhood as well as Huntington’s Disease.

Dr. Dure is a past member of the CNS Board (Councillor for the South, 2004-06) and  President of the Professors of Child Neurology. He, along with Harvey Singer, Jonathan Mink, and Terence Sanger launched the highly popular Movement Disorders Special Interest Group meeting held immediately following the CNS Annual Meeting Welcome Reception for the past dozen years.