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Hot Topics in Migraine Expert Panel Discussions


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Join us for 3 expert panel presentations, followed by open discussions. Hot Topics in Migraine is a free event and open to the public.

Attend 1, 2 or all 3 discussions.

1:00 - 2:30 pm
Post-Concussion Syndrome and Migraine
Lee Goldstein, MD, PhD – BUSM CTE expert
Stephen Mernoff, MD - Providence VA Hospital Head Trauma clinic and veteran testimonial
Scott Darragh, chiropractor - treatment
Neha Raukar, MD - Emergency Medicine, Center for Sports Medicine – concussion protocols for student athletes
Duncan Hodkinson, PhD – Boston Children’s Hospital, PAIN research group - postconcussion neuroimaging
Esther Lovett - student athlete with postconcussion syndrome

2:40 - 3:40 pm
How to De-Stigmatize Migraine
Bill Young, MD (neurologist)
Joanna Kempner, PhD - author of Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health
Craig Stenning - international expert on stigma in mental health
Melanie Grossi - migraine sufferer will share her personal experiences

3:50 - 5:15 pm
New therapies: Hormonal Therapy, CGRP Blockers, Cannabinoids, and Interdisciplinary Headache Centers, Prostaglandins
Jelena Pavlovic, MD, PhD – Hormonal Therapy
Stewart Tepper, MD – CGRP blockers, neuromodulators
Brian Grosberg, MD – interdisciplinary headache center, telemedicine
Shivang Joshi, MD - cannabinoids
Bob Bratzler – topical prostaglandins