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The Migraine Symposium and Awards Dinner - Medical Program

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Symposium: 85 Waterman Street

Awards Dinner: Sayles Hall accessed via the Archway at 75 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912

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Join the Association of Migraine Disorders on March 30th to shine light on the third most prevalent disease in the world, migraine disease. This one-day event will begin with two simultaneous symposiums led more than 25 experts and advocates in migraine, covering various hot topics. The activities continue with a networking and awards dinner following the migraine symposium.

This symposium is geared toward Medical Professionals.

The general public and students are welcome to attend this program as well, or they may prefer the community symposium geared more toward the general public. Tickets are available for the dinner only.

The Migraine Symposium - Medical Professional Program

85 Waterman Street, Providence, RI

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.

Other Allied Health Professionals: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This credit is accepted by the AANP, AAPA, and RI Pharmacy re-licensure Board.

12:00 - 1:00 pm - Vestibular Migraines

A review of its pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and unanswered questions.


Michael Teixido, MD – Neurotologist, ENT & Allergy of Delaware

Brian McGeeney, MD – Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine

1:00 -1:10 pm - Panel Discussion/ Q&A

1:10-1:20 pm - Break

1:20 - 3:20 pm Sinus Headache

Evidence that this is a neurological phenomenon, not necessarily a bacterial or inflammatory disease. Current
recommendations for diagnosing and treating this condition.

Mark Mehle, MD – Otolaryngologist, Southwest General Medical Group

Alejandro Vasquez, MD – Rhinologist, ENT & Allergy

Boris Paskhover, MD – Facial Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery

Gaurev Jindal, MD - Radiology, Miriam Hospital

David Jang, MD - Assistant Professor, Rhinology, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Duke University

Francine Touzard-Romo, MD - Infectious Disease, The Miriam and Newport Hospitals

3:20 - 3:35 pm Panel discussion/ Q&A

3:35 - 3:45 pm Break

3:45 – 5:30 pm Hormones and Migraine

A discussion of menstrual migraine, pregnancy, breastfeeding, contraception, hormonal replacement therapy and direction for research.

Julie Roth, MD – Neurologist, Brown Neurology

Amy Hessler, DO - Assistant Professor of Neurology

Janet Waters, MD - Women’s Neurology, University of Pittsburgh

Mary Angela O’Neal, MD - Chief of Women’s Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Renee Eger, MD - Medical Director, Women and Infants Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Center and the Menopause Program

Marcie Richardson, MD - Director, Menopause Service, Atrius Health

5:30 - 5:45 pm Panel discussion/ Q&A

Migraine Networking and Awards Dinner

Sayles Hall accessed via the archway at 75 Waterman Street, Providence, RI

Cocktail Hour Begins at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner Begins at 7:00 p.m.

This event will bring together members of the migraine community, medical professionals, students and business leaders. Guests will have the opportunity to network and speak with symposium panelists, awardees and other attendees. The Association of Migraine Disorders will also honor their award winners in three different areas.


Innovation Award Winners:

Diane Lipscombe, PhD

Chris Moore, PhD

Carl Saab, PhD

Julie Kauer, PhD

Impact Award Winners:

Cathy Glaser

Advocacy Award Winners:

Jodie Epstein

Ashley S Hattle

Danielle Fancher

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Symposium: 85 Waterman Street

Awards Dinner: Sayles Hall accessed via the Archway at 75 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912

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