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As it is essential to improve our understanding, diagnosis and treatment of migraine disorders, a coordinated and cooperative research effort is essential to achieving this goal.
Board Certifications: Neurology, Headache, Pain
Special Interests: Headache, Migraine and Pain Management
He specializes in gastrointestinal motility disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, constipation, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. He also has a specific interest in Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) which has some common relationships with Migraines. He has written numerous research papers, book chapters and review articles and has been funded by the NIH as well as foundations for his research. He is currently running an NIH funded clinical study examining the central nervous system changes in patients with CVS.
Board certified Endocrinology and Metabolism, Experience includes Assistant Professor at Mass General Hospital with special interest in reproductive endocrinology and women’s health, and then Director at Pfizer in Early Development.
Dr. Tepper is Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Headache Currents” and Associate Editor for the journal Headache and has published over 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts, editorials, and books, including The Cleveland Clinic Manual of Headache Therapy (Springer, 2011). He was Co-Director of the Scottsdale Headache Symposium course of the American Headache Society from 2008-2013 and was Director of the Headache Therapy course for the American Academy of Neurology 2009-2011.
Dr. Lipscombe graduated with a PhD in Pharmacology from University College London in 1986. Her journey into the world of calcium ion channels started when she joined Richard Tsien as a postdoctoral associate at Yale University School of Medicine and subsequently at Stanford University Medical School. In 1992 Dr. Lipscombe joined the Department of Neuroscience at Brown and currently directs the Neuroscience Graduate Program.
Dr. Buettner specializes in Internal Medicine with interests in lipid management, migraine headaches, integrative medicine and women’s health.
Dr. Heir is a past President and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial, and Past-President and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Heir is currently the Chair of the written examination committee for the American Board of Orofacial Pain. He is currently a Clinical Professor, Division, Program and Clinical Director of the Center for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain of Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Heir has published papers, chapters and abstracts on topics related to the field of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain, serves on several editorial boards, has authored chapters on the assessment of the temporomandibular disorder patient, and has contributed to other chapters on TMJ surgery and neuropathic pain. He was the primary author of the nationally accepted Post Graduate Core Curriculum in Orofacial Pain.