Board & Committees

The AHS Board of Directors helps to guide the mission and objectives of the society. In addition to organizing events and educational symposia, they also perform research and provide support to headache professionals and patients.

Congratulations to the 2020 – 2022 Board of Directors!


Board of Directors (Voting)



Peter J. Goadsby, MD, PhD, FAHS

Immediate Past President

Kathleen B. Digre, MD, FAHS


Andrew C. Charles, MD, FAHS


Todd J. Schwedt, MD, MSCI, FAHS


Matthew S. Robbins, MD, FAHS

Corporate Liaison

Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS


Jessica Ailani, MD, FAHS

Rebecca Burch, MD, FAHS

Dawn C. Buse, PhD, FAHS

Christine Lay, MD, FAHS

Morris Levin, MD, FAHS

Noah Rosen, MD, FAHS

Rebecca Wells, MD, MPH, FAHS

Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS



Board of Directors (Non-voting)


Editor-in-Chief, Headache®

Amy Gelfand, MD, FAHS

Chair, Special Interest Sections

Mia Minen, MD, MPH, FAHS

Associate Member Representative

Carol A. Barch, MN, FNP-BC

Chair, American Migraine Foundation

Lawrence C. Newman, MD, FAHS


Board Advisors (Past Presidents)


Robert B. Daroff, MD, FAHS

David W. Dodick, MD, FAHS

Richard B. Lipton, MD, FAHS

Elizabeth W. Loder, MD, MPH, FAHS

R. Allan Purdy, MD, FAHS

Joel R. Saper, MD, FAHS

Stephen D. Silberstein, MD, FAHS

Paul Winner, DO, FAHS

*Board of Directors Disclosure List