DAY 10 – ENCORE OPENING NIGHT (REPLAY)

Opening Night kicked off with three Top Experts in Migraine followed by two Celebrities, Kristin Chenoweth and Terrell Davis, sharing their migraine stories.

Today’s Talks

The New Era of Migraine: Hope and Help

Andrew Charles, MD

Director
UCLA Goldberg Migraine Program
Full Bio

Dr. Andrew Charles is director of Headache Research and Treatment, and professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He leads the Goldberg Migraine Program, established in December 2015 with the largest single private grant ever for migraine research in order to develop new treatments and research a potential cure. He has served on the board of directors for the American Headache Society since 2010 and the board of trustees for the International Headache Society since 2011. Dr. Charles educates neurologists, headache specialists and primary care physicians around the world on headache research and treatment. He’s also been published in numerous medical journals such as Neurology and Headache and serves as an associate editor of Cephalalgia.

Length: 15 minutes

Cultivating Resilience and Strength Through Migraine

Dawn Buse, PhD

Professor of Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Full Bio

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.

Length: 17 minutes

What’s Holding Us Back From Getting The Care We Need?

Robert Shapiro MD

Professor of Neurology
University of Vermont
Full Bio

Dr. Robert Shapiro is a professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the founding president and board member of the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy. He is a member of the board of directors for the American Headache Society, a member of the Medical Advisory Board for Clusterbusters, and a member of the Viste Award Committee for the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Shapiro holds an MA (philosophy/psychology) from Oxford University, a PhD (Anatomy) from University of Pennsylvania, and an MD from Columbia University, and completed his neurology residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His national advocacy efforts have been recognized by the American Academy of Neurology with the 2007 AAN Palatucci Advocate of the Year Award and the 2013 AAN Viste Patient Advocate of the Year Award. He is the past president of the Headache Cooperative of New England and winner of the 2013 HCNE Lifetime Achievement (‘Megrim’) Award. He currently serves on the board of directors of the American Headache Society and his publications have appeared in Nature, Science, Headache, Science Translational Medicine, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Length: 18 minutes

My Migraine Journey

Kristin Chenoweth

Award-Winning Actress and Singer
Full Bio

Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daisies.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.” In 2009, she wrote an upliftingly candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, “A Little Bit Wicked,” which debuted on the New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction Best Seller List. Chenoweth will star alongside Scott Wolf will star in upcoming holiday film “The Christmas Song,” which is slated to debut on Hallmark Channel in November 2019. She will also star as “Madeline” in the upcoming musical comedy “Death Becomes Her,” an adaptation of the 1992 film directed by Robert Zemeckis.

In 2015, Chenoweth earned a Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for her lead role in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s “On the Twentieth Century.” She also earned nominations for a Tony Award and a Drama League Award. Chenoweth has performed to sold-out audiences across the world, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Royal Albert Hall. In 2014, she released a CD and DVD of her own live concert performance, “Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home.” Notable television roles include appearances in “The West Wing,” Disney’s “Descendants” and “The Muppets.” In film, Chenoweth voiced the role of Gabi in the hit animated film “Rio 2” and Fifi, Snoopy’s beloved French poodle in “The Peanuts Movie.” She starred in the indie teen drama entitled “Hard Sell” and additional film credits have included “The Boy Next Door,” “Deck the Halls,” “Twelve Men of Christmas,” “Four Christmases,” “RV,” “Bewitched,” “The Pink Panther,” “Hit & Run” and “Family Weekend.” She also starred in NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” as Velma Von Tussle in December 2016. She was recently seen in the Starz original series “American Gods,” where she has reunited with executive producer Bryan Fuller in the role of Easter. Chenoweth voiced the role of Princess Skystar in Lionsgate/Hasbro’s “My Little Pony: The Movie,” and can also be heard in the animated film “The Star.” In addition to her film projects, Chenoweth recently starred in the second season of NBC’s hit comedy series “Trial & Error,” receiving critical acclaim for her performance as Heiress Lavinia Peck-Foster.

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Length: 27 minutes

My Migraine Journey

Terrell Davis

NFL Hall of Famer
Full Bio

Terrell Davis is a former American football running back who played for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL) from 1995 to 2001. Davis was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017.

Davis was drafted by the Broncos in the sixth round (196th pick overall) of the 1995 NFL Draft. He is the Denver Broncos all-time leading rusher, with 7,607 rushing yards. As a player, he was given the nickname “T. D.” by players, fans and the media; this denoted both the initials of his first and last name as well as being an abbreviation for touchdown.

Length: 32 minutes

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