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Support Miles for Migraine

Can Nutrition Affect Your Migraine?

For the Benefit of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

  • Date/Time

    Saturday, March 6, 2021
    11:00 am - 12:45 pm EST

This is a Virtual Event.
Registration is free but required

Presenters

Cynthia Armand

Dr. Cynthia Armand, MD

Dr. Armand is an assistant professor of neurology at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and she is the fellowship director and founder/director of the Holistic Migraine Lecture Series at the Montefiore Headache Center. She is the current chair of the American Headache Society Underserved Populations in Headache Special Interest section and serves on the Society’s membership committee. She is also actively involved as a curriculum developer for the Society’s expanding Resident Education Program. She was named an Emerging Leader in Headache Medicine by the American Headache Society for 2018-2019. Dr. Armand is a medical reviewer for MigraineAgain.com and the journal, Headache. She is an avid lover of neurology and health news with a strong interest in patient education, as well as social media as a valuable means of patient empowerment and knowledge.

Dr. Himanshu Suri

Himanshu Suri, MD

Dr. Suri is currently a Headache Fellow at MedStar Georgetown University Headache Center. Dr. Suri was born in India and thanks his parents for bringing him to the United States for better opportunities. He attended medical school at Florida International University and his residency in Neurology in Washington, DC. He has always been interested in the management of patients’ pain and doing headache medicine gives him the opportunity to do that.In his free time, Dr. Suri enjoys cooking, weight-lifting, playing and watching sports, hiking, and traveling.

Kelly Amspacher

Kelly Amspacher

Kelly is a seasoned Clinical Nurse Specialist of 35 years. As a CNS, Kelly was deeply involved and dedicated to patient, family and medical community education. She also spent a great deal of time being an advocate on a national level for patient rights, program funding and patient/family empowerment and education.

Kelly has been published, writing both clinical articles and chapters for textbooks. She served as a member of a National Commission and participated in the publication of the report and its presentation to Congress. As part of her CNS and advocacy roles Kelly spoke on the National and local level on a variety of topics.

Kelly’s migraine story began in childhood and progressed throughout her life until finally being diagnosed after 33 years. Her migraines transitioned to intractable chronic daily migraine 22 years ago; where her migraine status remains to this day.

Kelly is involved in several migraine and chronic pain organizations and is a Community Group Facilitator for Miles for Migraine. Kelly is passionate and committed to making the “invisible”… “visible”. Kelly has one child, a daughter, who also has migraine.

Nancy Logue

Nancy Logue, PhN

Dr. Logue is a psychologist specializing in mindful habit change and healing distressed couple relationships.  Her decades of experience with eating problems and couples therapy gives her an appreciation of the interdependence of mind and body and the value of social support for healing and growth. Her website is https://nancyloguephd.com/.

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