National Headache Foundation Appoints Susan Lane Stone Permanent CEO and Executive Director, Adds Hope O’Brien, M.D. to its Board

National Headache Foundation Appoints Susan Lane Stone Permanent CEO and Executive Director, Adds Hope O’Brien, M.D. to its Board

Chicago, Ill. (November 6, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) Board of Directors announced that Interim Executive Director Susan Lane Stone, MBA has been appointed the permanent CEO and Executive Director and added Hope O’Brien, MD, MBA, FAHS, FAAN,…

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National Headache Foundation To Host ‘Cultivating Connections in Chicago’ Networking Event on November 11

National Headache Foundation To Host ‘Cultivating Connections in Chicago’ Networking Event on November 11

Chicago, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) is hosting a 4:00-8:00 p.m. drop-in “Cultivating Connections in Chicago” networking event at the University Club at 76 East Monroe Street on Saturday, Nov. 11. The event is free,…

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National Headache Foundation Announces Susan Lane Stone as Interim Executive Director

National Headache Foundation Announces Susan Lane Stone as Interim Executive Director

Chicago, Ill. (June 26, 2023) – The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has appointed current board member Susan Lane Stone to the role of Interim Executive Director. The NHF Board of Directors is actively engaged in an internal and external search…

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NHF’s Migraine University Program Representatives Visit Campuses, Shares Strategies

Migraine University, a signature program of the non-profit National Headache Foundation (NHF), provides resources for young people living with migraine disease and headache disorders while trying to navigate their college experience. NHF representatives will be visiting college campuses for health…

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National Headache Foundation Podcast Renamed “For Heads Sake”

The National Headache Foundation’s (NHF) long-running, popular podcast has been renamed “For Heads Sake” and will continue to be moderated by Lindsay Weitzel, Ph.D. who interviews headache and migraine experts to bring solutions and new information to her listeners and…

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NHF Welcomes Dominik Zawartko As its Policy and Advocacy Associate

The National Headache Foundation (NHF) recently welcomed Dominik Zawartko as its new Policy and Advocacy Associate. He will also be leading NHF’s Migraine University program, which provides resources to young people and higher education health providers to help students living…

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Migraine at Work: Working 9 to 5 — Or Maybe Not!

Are you starting a new job or possibly embarking on a new career? Any beginning can cause anxiety. Remember the first day of high school? But what if your emotional roller coaster is influenced by migraine disease? You are justifiably…

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Headache on the Hill 2021

Heads UP – Episode 31: Headache On The Hill – National Headache Foundation (headaches.org) is an annual advocacy event in Washington, D.C. organized by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA), of which NHF is a proud member. With HOH,…

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Leadership-Announcement

Announcement from the National Headache Foundation

Mary Franklin is retiring from her position as the Executive Director of the National Headache Foundation, effective November 3, 2020. Mary is a passionate advocate for people with headache diseases, and for the NHF.  She joined the NHF in 2011…

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A Tribute to the Original Headache Hero – Dr. Seymour Diamond

Dr. Merle Diamond discusses the legacy of her father, Dr. Seymour Diamond. Dr. Seymour Diamond was a world-renowned leader in headache medicine. In addition, he was an extraordinary advocate for those experiencing migraine disease and other chronic forms of headache….

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50 Years of Exemplary Work in Headache Medicine

We congratulate the National Headache Foundation’s Executive Director, Mary Franklin, on her 50 years of exemplary work in headache medicine. On September 20, 1970, Mary started working for Dr. Seymour Diamond, who had a family practice with a growing contingency…

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Perspectives from People with Migraine Disease

In recognition of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, the National Headache Foundation today announced findings from its Perspectives from People with Migraine survey, which highlights experiences of people with migraine disease, the tradeoffs made to manage their disease with current therapies…

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