Updates to Current Preventative Treatments & Stigma

  • Date/Time

    Sunday, May 21, 2023
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm ET

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Join this valuable series exploring current preventative treatments and updates on stigma. This is an interactive session, questions encouraged by those attending.

Optimizing benefit while minimizing side effects of preventive treatment
  • How did we get here?
  • What are the older treatments and how do they work?
  • Perils and pitfalls to previous treatments
  • How have newer treatments revolutionized prevention
  • How minimizing side effects with prevention has helped outcomes
  • How do the new treatments work differently from the previous meds
  • How have targeted meds increased more diagnosis while also reducing stigma
Update on Stigma
  • What are the kinds of stigma we all face?
  • Who experiences it and who dishes it out?
  • What are the antidotes?

William Young, MD

Dr. Young is a neurologist at the Jefferson Headache Center. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. The Jefferson Headache Center is one of a very few academic headache centers in the country. The Center, founded in 1982, specializes in the treatment of patients with all types of headache pain. Dr. Young is the President of Miles for Migraine, and former president of the alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy. Click here for detailed information pertaining to Dr. Young's extensive research profile, including research pertaining to migraine and stigma.

Wade Cooper, MD

Wade Cooper, DO

Dr. Cooper is the Director of Headache & Neuropathic Pain at the University of Michigan where he is also a Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology and Anesthesiology. Dr. Cooper holds a United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) board certification in Headache Medicine. Dr. Cooper has published numerous articles and medical textbook chapters. What drew Dr. Cooper into the field of headache medicine was the immense unmet need and lack of patient access to high quality care.