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New Horizons in Headache
7 - 10 September 2017, Vancouver

Keynote Speakers



 

We are delighted to be able to share with you just some of our keynote speakers and biographies for the IHC 2017 Congress.



David Dodick (USA)

David W Dodick, MD, FRCP (C), FACP, is Professor of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He is the Founder and Program Director of the Mayo Clinic Neurology Residency Program and Headache Medicine Fellowship Program. He is the Founder and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Headache Program as well as the Comprehensive Concussion Center at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr Dodick is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also holds United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties certification in headache medicine and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certification in vascular neurology.

David Dodick will be presenting in the Secondary Headache Course on Thursday 7 September 2017, 08:30 – 12:15, the Clinical and Basic Highlights session and the Sunday 10 September 2017, 11:40 – 12:20. 

Lars Edvinsson (Sweden)

Lars Edvinsson is a Professor at Lund University in Internal Medicine, MD DMSci, and Chairman of the Swedish Migraine Society. In addition he is a Board member of the European Headache Federation.

In 2008 Lars Edvinsson was called to be professor at the Copenhagen University in "Receptor Regulation in Cerebrovascular and Cardiovascular Diseases" and in 2007 was Founder, and is now Director, of the Glostrup Research Park, Copenhagen. In 2012 he received a Lifetime Achievement award from American Headache colleagues (Stowe, VT), and an Honoray Dr Hon Causa in Szeged, Hungary.


Peter Goadsby

Goadsby

Peter Goadsby specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders, including migraines and cluster headache and other forms of chronic daily headache. He is one of the world's leading headache experts and researchers.

Peter Goadsby will be presenting in the Cluster Headache session on Thursday 7 September 2017, 10:30 – 12:00 and in the IHC Special Lecture on Thursday 7 September 2017, 16:00 – 17:00. 


Stefan Evers (Germany)

Stefan Evers received his MD in medicine and his PhD in musicology at the University of Münster, Germany. After training in general neurology including 1 year of research at the Institute of Neurology, London, he became consultant and Professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Münster. In 2012 he became Head of the Neurological Hospital "Lindenbrunn".

Stefan Evers was President of the German Migraine and Headache Society from 2003 to 2007 and Chair of the Headache Panel of the European Federation of Neurological Societies from 2003 to 2010. Since 2011 he has been Honorary General Secretary of the IHS.

Stefan Evers will be presenting in the Headache Classification on Thursday 7 September 2017, 12:30 – 13:30. 

 

Werner Becker (Canada)

Dr Becker is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, and has served as Neurology Division Chief, Interim Department Head, and Quality Improvement Physician for the Department.  Other positions held in the past include Chief Examiner in Neurology for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and chair of the Curriculum Committee for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He received his MD degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, and did his neurology training at McGill University in Montreal.

Werner Becker will be presenting in the Secondary Headache Course on Thursday 7 September 2017, 08:30 – 12:15. 

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