Headache Symposium

Presented by

Hartford HealthCare
Ayer Neuroscience Institute

Friday, April 24, 2020
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Hartford Marriott Downtown
Hartford, CT 06103
Garage parking at Hartford Marriott Downtown,
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THIS EVENT IS FREE

Registration includes symposium materials, coffee, lunch and break refreshments through the day.

Advance registration is required and will be accepted until Friday, April 17, 2020.
Register early to secure your place – space is limited.


About the Symposium

This one-day symposium allows women’s healthcare professionals to learn recent advances and innovations in the management of women with headache from leading experts in the field. Topics include evaluating women with headache, menstrual migraine, migraine management during pregnancy and oral contraceptives and migraine

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Brian GrosbergBrian Grosberg, MD, FAHS
Medical Director, Hartford Healthcare Headache Center
Ayer Neuroscience Institute
Professor of Neurology
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 

 

CO-DIRECTOR

Amy JohnsonAmy Johnson, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Hartford HealthCare
Residency Program Director, Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 

 

SPEAKERS

Matthew SaidelMatthew Saidel, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Women’s Health USA

 

 

Brian GrosbergBrian Grosberg, MD, FAHS
Medical Director, Headache Center
Hartford Healthcare Ayer Neuroscience Institute

 

 

Justin Beuthin, DOJustin Beuthin, DO
Fellow, Headache Center
Hartford Healthcare Ayer Neuroscience Institute

 

 

Sandhya Mehla, MBBSSandhya Mehla, MBBS
Fellow, Headache Center
Hartford Healthcare Ayer Neuroscience Institute

 

 

Danielle Messier, MSPT, DPT, cert MDT
Physical Therapist
Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network

Stephanie BakaysaStephanie Bakaysa, MD, MPH
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hartford Healthcare Headache and Pregnancy Center

 

 

Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson, MD
Director, Headache and Hormone Center
Hartford HealthCare

 

 

Jelena Pavlovic, MD, PhDJelena Pavlovic, MD, PhD
Neurologist, Headache Specialist
Montefiore Headache Center

 

 

MODERATORS

Mary Benoit, PA
Maeghan Chapman, PA
Juliana Lima, APRN
Renee Kane, APRN
Sheena Mehta, PA
Tran Nguyen, APRN

Objectives

Symposium attendees will leave able to:

  • Evaluate women with the primary complaint of headache.
  • Develop a multidisciplinary care plan for headache incorporating non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies.
  • Review management of migraine across various hormonal milestones.

Agenda

AM

7:30-8:30 REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30-8:35 Matthew Saidel, MD
Welcome & Introduction
8:35-8:50 Matthew Saidel, MD
Migraine Knowledge and Needs Assessment
8:50-9:20 Justin Beuthin, DO
Evaluation of the Woman with Headache
9:20-9:50 Brian Grosberg, MD, FAHS
Acute Treatment of Migraine Attacks
9:50-10:00 INTERACTIVE Q&A
10:00-10:15 MORNING BREAK AND EXHIBITS
10:15-10:45 Brain Grosberg, MD, FAHS
Preventive Treatment of Migraine
10:45-11:15 Danielle Messier, MSPT, DPT, cert MDT
Physical Therapy Evaluation and Treatment of Migraine
11:15-11:25 INTERACTIVE Q&A
11:25-11:45 MORNING SESSION Q&A
11:45-12:45 LUNCHEON AND EXHIBITS

PM

12:45-1:15 Amy Johnson, MD
Menstrual Migraine
1:15-1:45 Stephanie Bakaysa, MD
Migraine Management During Pregnancy and Lactation
1:45-2:00 INTERACTIVE Q&A
2:00-2:15 AFTERNOON BREAK AND EXHIBITS
2:15-2:45 Jelena Pavlovic, MD, PhD
Peri-Menopause, Menopause, Post-menopause, and Migraine
2:45-3:15 Sandhya Mehla, MBBS
Oral Contraceptives, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Migraine, and Stroke
3:15-3:30 INTERACTIVE Q&A
3:30-4:00 AFTERNOON Q&A and CLOSING REMARKS
4:00 ADJOURN

Continuing Education

Physicians

Hartford HealthCare is accredited by the Connecticut State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Hartford HealthCare designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To receive continuing medical education (CME) credits/educational contact hours, participants must sign in and provide a valid e-mail address.

For questions regarding continuing education

Please contact Hartford HealthCare’s CME Department at or 860.972.5816.