"Frontiers in Headache Research" Scholarship Award

Winners will be selected based on the quality of his or her research proposal or study and the potential for the proposal, study or thesis to contribute to the advancement of the field of headache medicine. Applicants must be a headache medicine Fellow, Resident and or post-doctoral fellow who is in preparatory, active or completion phase of a basic or clinical research project that is related to headache or cranial nociception. Applicants must not have won an AHS scholarship within the past two years. Past winners within two years are not eligible to apply.

Winners will receive complimentary meeting registration and a one-year AHS Trainee membership if not already a member of AHS, or a one-year extension of their existing AHS Trainee membership.

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients who will present during the Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting!

Platform presentations:

Tommy Chan, MD
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

Fred Cohen, MD
Montefiore Medical Center
Great Neck, New York

Simona Denise Frederiksen, PhD, MS
University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine
Calgary, Alberta

Jessica Hauser, MD, PhD
University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Candice Todd-Aziz, MD
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Hsiangkuo Yuan, MD, PhD
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Poster Presentations:

Chia-Chun Chiang, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona

Ami Cuneo, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Lindsay Frerichs, MD
UT Southwestern
Dallas, Texas

Payal Patel Soni, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Alise Pham, DO
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Past Recipients

Scottsdale 2019

Valerie Klats, MD
Caroline Kopruszinski, PhD, MS
Katherine M. Podraza, MD, PhD
Jared Bartell, MD
Maria F. Hernandez Nuno de la Rosa, DDS, MS
Maya A. Marzouk, MA
Ioana Medrea, MD
Sandhya Mehla, MD
Karen V. Morgenshtern Yacoby, MD
Amir Soheil Tolebeyan, MD

Philadelphia 2019

Hannah F. Johnson, MD
Erika Liktor-Busa, PhD
Hadas Nahman-Averbuch, PhD
Virginia Baker, MD
Shae Datta, MD
Angela Y. Hou, MD
Jessica Kiarashi, MD
Jason H. Lin, MD
Elanagan Nagarajan, MD
Andrea Portt, MS

Scottsdale 2018

Olivia Begasse de Dhaem, MD
Jennifer Robblee, MD
Matthew Burke, MD
John Burkett, MD
Claire Ceriani, MD
Arash Danesh, MD
Raquel Fonseca, MD
Joshua Lai, MD
Alina Masters-Israilov, MD
Brooke Reidy, PhD

San Francisco 2018

Isaac Dripps, PhD
Yadira Flores-Montanez, MD
Katherine Hamilton, MD
Eric Kaiser, Md, PhD
Simy Parikh, MD
Valentina Popova, MD
Liza Smirnoff, MD
Tsubasa Takizawa MD, PhD
Tresa Zacharias, MD

Scottsdale 2017

Matthew K. Banks, DO
Chia-Chun Chiang, MD
Michelle Evans, DO
Caitlin Holtby, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Andrew W. Hurd, MD
Shema J. Mathew, MD
Danny A. Monsour, MD
Jason Nazar, DO

Boston 2017

William Renthal, MD, PhD
Sophie Wilcox, PhD
Claire Sandoe, MD, MSc
Angeliki Vgontzas, MD
Paula Barbisan, DDS, PhD
Melanie Truong, Do, OD
Bruno Pradler, PhD
Seniha Ozudogru, MD
Phil Zhang, MD

Scottsdale 2016

Rebecca Barmherzig, MD
Ian Crain, MD
Jennifer Hranilovich, MD
William Kingston, MD, FRCPC
Hadas Nahman-Averbuch, PhD
Stacy Smith, MD
Harjasleen Walia, MD
Christopher Walker, PhD
Maggie Waung, MD, PhD
Jerry Wei, MD

San Diego 2016

Ashhar Ali, Do
Cynthia Armand, MD
Olivia Begasse de Dhaem, MD
Sajedeh Eftekhari, PhD
Noah Gross, PhD
Suzanne Hagler, MD
Seyedali Hejazi, MD
Chelsea Hesterman, MD
Adam Sprouse Blum, MD
Julio Vieira, MD, MS
LInh Vu, BA

Scottsdale 2015

Zubair Ahmed, MD
Thomas Berk, MD
Abigail L. Chua, DO
Jessica Dawlaty, PhD
Megan Bennet Irby, PhDc, MS
Hida del Carmen Nierenburg, MD
Meabh O’Hare, MD
Nathaniel Schuster, MD
Levi Sowers, PhD
Juliana VanderPluym, MD, FRCPC
Treasach Christiane Vargas, DO
Kevin Weber, MD, MHA
Cristina Wohlgehagen, MD
Shuhan Zhu, MD

Washington 2015

Hannah Johnson, BS, MD Candidate
Serena L. Orr, MD, MSc Candidate
Homa Sadeghian, MD

Scottsdale 2014

Carlos Escasena MD
Dr. Alexandra J Faber MSc MB ChB FRCPC (Pediatrics)
Melissa L. Rayhill, MD
Roni Sharon MD

Los Angeles 2014

Nelli Boykoff, MD
Catherine Chong, PhD
Mia Minen, MD, MPH
Punam Sawant-Pokam, PhD

Scottsdale 2013

A. Laine Green, MD
Jakob Møller Hansen, MD, PhD
Dan Kaufmann, PhD
Amy R. Tso, MD

IHC 2013

Serapio M. Baca, PhD
Deepak K. Bhatt, MS (Pharm)
Nathan T. Fried
Sajedeh Eftekhari, PhD(c)
K. Ibrahimi, MSc
Eric A. Kaiser, MD, PhD(c)
Margarida Martins Oliveira, PhD(c)

Scottsdale 2012

Shivang Joshi, MD, MPH, RPH
Lydia Vermeer, PhD

Los Angeles 2012

Rebecca Burch, MD
Jelena Pavlovic, MD, PhD
Christoph Schankin, MD
Huma Sheikh, MD

Scottsdale 2011

Brandon Aylward, PhD
Meghan S. Candee, MD, MS
Adelene Jann, MD
Mollie Johnston, MD
Cynthia L. Mayer, DO, MS

DC 2011

Andrea Harriott, MD, PhD Student
Jan Hoffmann, MD, PhD student
Kaveer Nandigam, MD
Larus Gudmundsson, MSc, PhD
Lauren Baillie, MA, PhD candidate
Nasim Maleki, PhD

Scottsdale 2010

Jay Desai, MD
Eric A. Kaiser, BS
Christina Szperka, MD
Rebecca Erwin Wells, MD, MPH
Jin Yan, BS
Los Angeles 2010
Anna Andreou, PhD
Larry Charleston, IV, MD
Jan Hoffmann, MD
Graham Scanlon, MD
Oliver Summ, MD

Scottsdale 2009

Rashmi Halker, MD
Brigitte Lovell, DMD
Brian Jenkins, DO
Alyssa Lettich, MD
Till Sprenger, MD

IHC 2009

Sait Ashina, MD
Youssef Dakka, MD
Christina Maxwell, PhD(c)
Satnam Singh Nijjar, MD, FRCPC
Aarti Sarwal, MD

Scottsdale 2008

Jessica Ailani, MD
Joshua Cohen, MD, MPH
Youssef Dakka, MD
Teshamae Monteith, MD
Hope O’Brien, MD

Boston 2008

Anna Andreou, PhD(c)
Emily Bates, PhD
Annabelle Charbit, PhD(c)
Matthew Robbins, MD
Marcela Romero Reyes, DDS, PhD

Scottsdale 2007

Heidi Blume, MD, MPH
Michael Liebenstein, MA
Christopher Liverman
Nicholas Stucky
Bert Vargas, MD

Chicago 2007

Heather Adkins, MD
Syed Arshad, MD
Sait Ashina, MD
Marisa Chang, MD
Michael Marmura, MD
Todd Smitherman, PhD

Miami 2007

Svetlana Blitshteyn, MD
Katharina Eikermann-Haerter, MD
Zhicheng Li, MD
Jeffrey Liou, DO
Scott Palmer, MD
Esther Rawner, MD

Scottsdale 2005

Angela Marie Applebee, MD
Stafford A. Conway, MD
Sutapa Ford, PhD
Barbara Lee Peterlin, DO

Philadelphia 2005

E. Amy Janke, PhD
Hans Katzberg, MD
Agnes Supala, MD
Ziad Elchami, MD

Las Vegas 2005

Jennifer P. Bassiur, DDS
Nicklesh Thakur, DO

Scottsdale 2004

Susan Broner, MD
Brian M. Grosberg, MD
Irfan Lalani, MD
Patricia Pozo-Rosich, MD

Vancouver 2004

Lori Billinghurst, MD, MSc
Susan Broner, MD