This SIG will expand the focus on headache within APS and seek to increase membership by those interested in headache. It will encompass interest in any disorder falling under the umbrella term headache including but not limited to migraine, cluster headache, tension-type headache, chronic daily headache, medication-overuse headache etc.
- recruit new members into APS whose focus/specialty is headache;
- provide a venue for discussion of headache-related issues among APS membership;
- ensure that headache topics are well represented at annual APS meetings, ideally including at least one basic and one clinical headache session per meeting;
- advocate for headache-specific funding opportunities within APS;
- raise awareness among APS members of headache funding outside of the Society; and
- serve as a liaison to headache-specific societies such as the American Headache Society and International Headache Society
- Chair: Gregory Dussor, Ph.D.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas
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APS 2018 Scientific Summit
Mark your Calendars: 2018 Scientific Summit
March 4-6, 2018
Basic Science | Clinical Trials | Complementary and Alternative Medicine | Ethics | Genetics and Pain | Geriatric Pain | Measurement of Pain and Its Impact | Military/Veterans | Nursing | Pain and Disparities | Pain Education | Pain in Infants, Children, and Adolescents | Pain Rehabilitation | Palliative Care | Pharmacotherapy | Primary Care | Psychosocial Research | Pain in Sickle Cell Disease