Roger K. Cady, MD
Roger K. Cady, MD, was elected to the Board in February 1998. He served as the Associate Executive Chairman of the National Headache Foundation from 2010 to 2016.
Dr. Cady currently serves as the Vice President of Neurology at Lundbeck and previously served as Vice President, Neurology of Alder BioPharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Alder, Dr. Cady served as the Medical Director of the Headache Care Center and was the founder of Clinvest Research and Primary Care Network, a CME education company. He also served as Medical Director for the Shealy Institute in Springfield, Missouri.
During his career, Dr. Cady has authored over 250 scientific papers and received numerous awards, including the Harold Wolff Award in 2000. Dr. Cady is also a Fellow of the American Headache Society and a member of the Board of Directors for the National Headache Foundation.
Dr. Cady holds a bachelor’s degree from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and received his medical degree from the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He then completed his residency in family practice at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
He and his wife, Dr. Kathy Farmer-Cady, reside in Woodinville, Washington.