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The Scottsdale Headache Symposium
JW Marriott Camelback Inn
5402 East Lincoln Drive, 85253
Scottsdale, AZ
The Scottsdale Headache Symposium® continues to be a successful venue for providing practical, clinical, 2105SCOTTSDALE_DESIGNcover3_2-4-15evidence-based information on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of headache patients. Education is presented in didactic, case-based, evidence-based, panel, and demonstrative formats.  AHS celebrates over 56 years of leading and serving the headache community.

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
13:00:00 Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide(CGRP) Biology, Antibodies, and Migraine
13:05:00 Introduction Stephen D. Silberstein
13:10:00 Biology of CGRP Andrew F. Russo
13:50:00 CGRP and Migraine
14:30:00 How Can Peripherally-acting Drugs Prevent Migraine? Rami Burstein
15:10:00 Break
15:30:00 Monoclonal Antibodies, Inflammation and What I Need to Know Stephen D. Silberstein
16:10:00 Monoclonal Antibodies and Migraine David W. Dodick
16:50:00 Panel Discussion and Q & A
Thursday, November 19, 2015
13:55:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Headache 101
13:55:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Controversies and Advances in Headache Medicine: A Presentation of the Southern Headache Society
14:00:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Introduction
14:00:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Introduction
14:05:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : How to Take an Excellent Headache History with Illustrative Cases Bert B. Vargas
14:05:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Challenges of Practicing Headache Medicine with Underserved Populations Alan G. Finkel
14:30:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Acute Headache Treatment with Cases Stephanie Nahas
14:30:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Forecasting Headache: Predicting Attacks Timothy Houle
14:55:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Dynamic CSF Evaluation (High and Low Pressure Syndromes) Linda , Gray
14:55:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Preventive Migraine Medication Treatment with Cases Matthew S. Robbins
15:20:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Break
15:30:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Break
15:45:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Occipital Nerve Decompression: Lessons Learned
15:45:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Pediatric and Adolescent Headaches with Cases: What Makes Kids Different? Amy Gelfand
16:10:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Pharmacologic and Behavioral Approaches to Insomnia Anne H. Calhoun
16:10:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Pathophysiology of Headache with Illustrative Cases Sheena K. Aurora
16:35:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Mid-level Roles in Headache Management: Concrete Case Examples
16:35:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Making Behavioral Medicine Relevant for the Headache Clinician Donald B. Penzien
17:00:00 Pre-Meeting Course 1 : Q&A
17:00:00 Pre-Meeting Course 2 : Q & A
17:05:00 Special Interest Section Symposium Speed Mentoring*
Friday, November 20, 2015
06:00:00 Satellite Symposium
06:45:00 Continental Breakfast and Exhibits
07:45:00 Welcome/Opening Remarks Sheena K. Aurora , Stewart J. Tepper
07:55:00 Plenary I Migraine Cases and Their Implications
08:00:00 Introduction
08:05:00 Epidemiology: New Insights from CAMEO & AMPP on Episodic and Chronic Migraine, with Case Examples Richard B. Lipton
08:30:00 Pathophysiology of Migraine, with Aura and without, with Illustrative Cases K.C. Brennan
08:55:00 Acute Migraine Treatment, Case-Based, with Emphasis on the 2014 AHS Guidelines Todd J. Schwedt
09:20:00 Preventive Migraine Medication Treatment with Cases Rebecca Burch
09:45:00 Q & A
10:00:00 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
10:25:00 Plenary II Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias (TACS) & Secondary Headaches
10:30:00 Introduction
10:35:00 The Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias with Case Illustrations
10:55:00 Cases of Low Pressure Headaches Kathleen B. Digre
11:15:00 Cases of High Pressure Headaches Deborah I. Friedman
11:35:00 Imaging of Headache Cases Andrew C. Charles
11:40:00 Q & A
11:45:00 Lunch (available for purchase) & Exhibits
12:15:00 Committee & Section Meetings
12:45:00 Product Theater
13:25:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Neuromodulation
13:25:00 Concurrent Session 1 : Unusual Headache Syndromes - Cases and Management
13:25:00 Concurrent Session 4 : Potpourri R. Allan Purdy, Stephen D. Silberstein
13:25:00 Concurrent Session 3 : Imaging and Translational Aspects of Headache K.C. Brennan, Andrew F. Russo , Richard B. Lipton
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and Transcutaneous Supraorbital Neurostimulation Richard B. Lipton
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 1 : New Daily Persistent Headache Matthew S. Robbins
13:55:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Non-invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation Stephen D. Silberstein
14:05:00 Concurrent Session 1 : Other Primary Headaches
14:20:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation Stewart J. Tepper
14:40:00 Concurrent Session 1 : Neuralgias
14:45:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Deep Brain Stimulation, Occipital Nerve Stimulation, and other Neuromodulation Peter J. Goadsby
15:15:00 Concurrent Session 2 : Q & A
15:15:00 Concurrent Session 1 : Q & A
Saturday, November 21, 2015
06:30:00 Continental Breakfast & Exhibits
07:55:00 Plenary III Chronic Headache, Medication Overuse Headache, and Refractory Headaches
08:00:00 Diagnosis and Recognition of the Chronic Daily Headaches: Chronic Migraine, Medication Overuse Headache, and Others, Cases, and Discussion Thomas N. Ward
08:30:00 Protocols and Interdisciplinary Approaches for Medication Overuse Headache and Chronic Migraine: How Do You Get from Chronic to Episodic?
09:00:00 Behavioral Approaches to Managing Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse Headache: Cases and Opportunities
09:30:00 Q & A
09:45:00 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
10:05:00 Plenary IV Post-Traumatic Headache
10:10:00 Overview of Post-Traumatic Headache (PTH): Pathophysiology, Clinical Characteristics, and Cases: How Do You Recognize PTH? David W. Dodick
10:30:00 Sports Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and Headache, with Special Consideration to Cases in School Children Tad Seifert
10:55:00 Military TBI, Concussion, and Headache: Cases and Approaches Bert B. Vargas
11:20:00 Treatment of TBI, Concussion, PTH Cases and Thoughts on Current and Future Research
11:45:00 Q & A
11:50:00 Lunch (available for purchase) & Exhibits
12:00:00 Committee & Section Meetings
12:05:00 Product Theater
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 7 What's New? Highlights of AHS, AAN, IHC, and the Headache Journals David W. Dodick, Thomas N. Ward
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 9 Headache 101 Bert B. Vargas, Stephanie Nahas, Matthew S. Robbins, Amy Gelfand , K.C. Brennan
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 8 Clinical Roundtable Cases Alan G. Finkel, Elizabeth W. Loder
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 5 Women's Issues and Headache Anne H. Calhoun, Vincent T. Martin
13:30:00 Concurrent Session 6 Injections and Blocks Practicum Joanna Bryson, Rashmi B. Halker, Bert B. Vargas
15:45:00 Concurrent Session 12 Behavioral Aspects of Headache Treatment Robert A. Nicholson, Timothy Houle
15:45:00 Concurrent Session 10 Pediatric Headache Amy Gelfand , Andrew Hershey
15:45:00 Concurrent Session 11 Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Headache Werner Becker, Vincent T. Martin, Eric Baron
17:00:00 Product Theater
18:00:00 Wine and Cheese Reception
Sunday, November 22, 2015
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Concurrent Session 13 Pediatric Headache Amy Gelfand , Andrew Hershey
08:00:00 Concurrent Session 14 Injections and Blocks Practicum Bert B. Vargas, Rashmi B. Halker
08:00:00 Concurrent Session 15 Clinical Roundtable Cases with Speakers Werner Becker, Kathleen B. Digre, David W. Dodick, Deborah I. Friedman
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