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Education Day

University of Texas Southwestern

Dallas, Texas

  • Date/Time

    Saturday, May 15, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:15 pm EST

This is a Virtual Event.
Registration is free but required


Deborah Freidman

Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH, FAAN

Dr. Friedman is a Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she directs the Headache and Facial Pain Program and the Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics Program.  She is Board Certified in Neurology and Headache Medicine.  She has a Masters in Public Health degree from the University of Rochester with a focus on clinical research.  She served on the executive and steering committees of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Research and Disease Investigator Consortium (NORDIC) and the Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Treatment Trial.

She is Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society, the American Neurological Association and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS).  She is the past chair of the Headache and Facial Pain section of the American Academy of Neurology, serves on the Board of Directors of the American Headache Society and is a Past-President and Board Chair of NANOS.  She has been elected to the “Best Doctors in America” yearly since 1998 and US News and World Report Top Doctors since 2011.

Dr. Friedman received her undergraduate degree in Engineering Science at the Georgia Institute of Technology and her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine.  She completed her Neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and a two-year Neuro-Ophthalmology clinical and research fellowship at the University of Southern California.  Prior to joining UT Southwestern, she served on the faculty at SUNY Upstate University and the University of Rochester.

Her publications include over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 22 book chapters.  Many of the articles are related to headache disorders including migraine and idiopathic intracranial hypertension.  Her key interests are disorders of intracranial pressure, cluster headache and migraine.

Alicia Wolf

Alicia Wolf

Alicia Wolf is the Owner of The Dizzy Cook, a diet and lifestyle website for anyone with migraine, an Ambassador for the Vestibular Disorder Association, and a patient advisor for Miles for Migraine. She also contributes articles on Migraine Again and Healthline. After struggling with chronic vestibular migraine, she realized there were not many upbeat resources for people following a migraine diet or patient information on VM so she created thedizzycook.com. Her mission is to pass on critical information so patients do not have to see 7 different doctors to be diagnosed and treated. Alicia's new cookbook The Dizzy Cook: Managing Migraine with More Than 90 Comforting Recipes and Lifestyle Tips is available almost everywhere books are sold. You can find her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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