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person-icon  Dawn Buse, PhD
  Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Cultivating Resilience and Strength Through Migraine

Key Questions Answered By Interview

  • How does migraine affect those around us?
  • How would family and relationships be different without migraine?
  • How would your career and finances be different without migraine?
  • Is it ok to mourn?
  • Do we have a right to feelings like anger, frustration or guilt?
  • How do people with migraine feel about living with migraine?
  • Is there anything positive about living with migraine?
  • How can people with migraine survive and thrive?
  • How should people with migraine treat ourselves?
  • How can we find our tribe?
  • Should we ask for or accept help?
  • Is there a benefit to helping others or volunteering?
  • When should we see professional help?
  • What role does acceptance play in migraine management?
  • How might our identity be affected by migraine?

Dawn Buse, PhD

Dr. Dawn C. Buse is a professor in the Department of Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University and an assistant professor in the Clinical Health Psychology Doctoral Program at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University. She is a clinical psychologist and a fellow of the American Headache Society and was previously Director of Behavioral Medicine for the Montefiore Headache Center in New York. Dr. Buse is a co-investigator on the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) Study, the Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcomes (CAMEO) Study and the International Burden of Migraine (IBMS) Study. She is on the American Headache Society Board of Directors and the American Academy of Neurology Digital Strategy Subcommittee.

Dr. Buse has co-authored 76 peer-reviewed scientific journals, 54 review articles and book chapters and 343 scientific abstracts. Her manuscripts have won the American Headache Society’s “Wolff Award” twice, the Italian Society for the Study of Headache’s “Enrico Greppi Award” twice, the British Medical Journal’s “Patient’s Choice Award”, and the 2015 “HeadacheReader’s Choice” Award. In 2009 she won the National Headache Foundation, “Partners in Excellence” Award and in 2016 she won the American Headache Society “Seymour Solomon” Award. Dr. Buse is the psychological and behavioral section editor for Current Pain and Headache Reports and she serves on the advisory board of the Journal of Headache and Pain,Pain Management News, and Pain Pathways Magazine.


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