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International Pediatric Headache Didactic Series

About the Series

The series, featuring worldwide headache specialists, occurs every other Friday during the 2023-2024 academic year. Prospective speakers who are interested in leading a lecture are encouraged to complete a speaker interest form. Those who are interested in learning more about the series and would like to receive details on upcoming lectures are invited to complete a general interest form or email Sara Pavitt, M.D., or Irene Patniyot, M.D.

Lecture Schedule

  • July 7, 2023: “Migraine pathophysiology, history of migraine, and introduction to the ICHD3 classification criteria,” Dorlyne Brchan, M.D.
  • July 21, 2023: “Migraine preventive therapies,” Ankita Ghosh, M.D.
  • August 4, 2023: “Migraine abortive therapies,” Kaitlin Greene, M.D.
  • August 18, 2023: “ED and inpatient management of status migrainosus and refractory headache disorders,” Marielle Kabboche, M.D.
  • September 1, 2023: “Migraine epidemiology,” Renato Arruda, M.D.
  • September 15, 2023: “TACs (trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias),” Noam Lax, M.D.
  • October 6, 2023: ” Secondary headache-PTH/PPTH,” Raquel Langdon, M.D.
  • October 20, 2023: “Secondary headache disorders – IIH and SIH,” Chaouki Khoury, M.D.
  • November 3, 2023: “Headache management in transgender patients receiving hormone therapy,” Jennifer Hranilovich, M.D.
  • December 1, 2023: “Unusual headache syndromes/short duration headache/neuralgias (i.e. neck tongue syndrome, hypnic headache, etc.),” Samantha Irwin, M.D.
  • December 15, 2023: “Childhood periodic syndromes associated with migraine,” Eric Hastriter, M.D.
  • January 5, 2024: “Telehealth, billing, coding,” Jessica Gautreaux, M.D.
  • January 19, 2024: “Hot topics in headache medicine: Long haul COVID,” J. Ivan Lopez, M.D.
  • February 2, 2024: “Imaging in headache disorder,” Jennifer McVige, M.D.
  • February 16, 2024: “Hot topics in headache medicine: dysautonomia,” Kenneth Mack, M.D.
  • March 1, 2024: “Hot topics in headache medicine: vertigo,” Kristen Steenerson, M.D.
  • March 15, 2024: “CBT and other behavioral therapy,” Christina Murphy, Ph.D.
  • April 5, 2024: “Migraine advocacy and stigma,” Anna Pace, M.D.
  • April 19, 2024: “Research methodology,” Andrew Hershey, M.D.
  • May 3, 2024: “The role of physical therapy in headache disorders,” Christina Pettet, P.T., DPT
  • May 17, 2024: “Beyond fellowship: pathways to a successful career,” Hope O’Brien, M.D.
  • June 7, 2024: “Journal club/reviewer/editor experience,” Dana Turner, Ph.D.
  • June 21, 2024: “Adult transition clinic,” Suad Khalil, M.D.