Sunday, September 18, 2011

NHF Regional Conference - Part I

"The National Headache Foundation (NHF) exists to enhance the healthcare of headache sufferers. It is a source of help to sufferers' families, physicians who treat headache sufferers, allied healthcare professionals and to the public. The NHF accomplishes its mission by providing educational and informational resources, supporting headache research and advocating for the understanding of headache as a legitimate neurobiological disease" (NHF Mission Statement)

"The National Headache Foundation will be the premier educational and informational resource for headache sufferers, their families, physicians, allied healthcare professionals and health policy decision makers. The NHF will advocate for the headache sufferers. The organization will employ the most effective means to disseminate information and knowledge to headache sufferers and non-sufferers" (NHF Vision Statement)

My husband and I attended the NHF Regional Conference, Bridging the Gap Between Patient & Clinician, yesterday in Dallas, TX. So, I'd like to pass along some of the things we learned at the conference.

Serene Branson was the keynote speaker. She shared about her on-air migraine attack that happened in February. She has partnered with the NHF to help educate others about migraine.

There were several doctors there that spoke about related topics. Please join me over the next few days, as I share some of what each of them covered (it may not be new information, but it's always good to refresh and return to the basics).

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