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2021 Southern Headache Society CME Meeting

October 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

2021 Southern Headache Society CME Meeting Live Webinar

Headache Medicine 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021

FREE Live Webinar

This event will focus on topics such as: pregnancy and migraine, history of headache treatment, biobehavioral therapies, photophobia, migraine and epilepsy, and adding monoclonal antibody to Botox.

Jointly provided by Southern Headache Society. By registering for this event, you are granting permission for your contact information to potentially be shared with Southern Headache Society. 

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Target Audience

Physicians (MD, DO), Advance Practice Providers (APPs), and Nurses


  • Identify the symptoms associated with pregnancy and migraine
  • Review the history of headache treatment
  • Incorporate biobehavioral therapies into practice
  • Discuss photophobia
  • Review the usage of adding monoclonal antibodies to Botox
  • Manage migraine and epilepsy


8:30 – 8:45 | Breakfast with the Brians and Check-in – make sure you can access the WebEx and say hello to Dr. Brian Loftus (past SHS President) and Dr. Brian Plato (current SHS President)
8:45 – 9:00 | Meeting Welcome and Morning Introductions – Sara Sacco, MD, FAHS
9:00 – 9:30 | Pregnancy and Migraine – Carrie Dougherty, MD, FAHS
9:30 – 10:00 | History of Headache Treatment – Donald B. Penzien, PhD, FAHS
10:00 – 10:30 | Does Mindfulness Help Migraine? What does the Evidence Show? – Rebecca Erwin Wells, MD, MPH, FAHS
10:30 – 11:00 | Q&A
11:00 – 11:30 | Industry supported symposium #1 – Impel ((Participation is voluntary – No CME given))
11:30 – 11:45 | – Afternoon Introductions – Brian M. Plato, DO, FAHS, and Sara Sacco, MD, FAHS
11:45 – 12:15 | Synergy between Botox and MABs – Brian D. Loftus, MD, BSChE
12:15 – 12:45 | The MOST “Most Bothersome Symptom”: Photophobia? – Deb Friedman, MD, MPH
12:45 – 1:15 | Strategies for Treating Adolescent Migraine – Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, FAHS
1:15 – 1:45 | Crossroads Between Migraine and Epilepsy – Christopher B. Oakley, MD
1:45 – 2:15 | Q&A
2:15 – 2:45 | Industry supported symposium #2 ((Participation is voluntary – No CME given))
2:45 – 3:00 | SHS Business Meeting
3:00 – Adjourn | SHS Social Event

Please note all times shown in the agenda are EST.


  • Carrie O. Dougherty, MD, FAHS
  • Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH
  • Brian Loftus, MD
  • Christopher B. Oakley, MD
  • Donald B. Penzien, PhD, FAHS
  • Lauren D. Strauss, DO
  • Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH


AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM 4.500
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through the joint providership of the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Southern Headache Society. MAHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Hours 4.500
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.5 Contact Hours.

Contact Hours – CME for Nurse Practitioners 4.500
Nurse Practitioners: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 4.5 contact hours.

CME for Physician Assistants 4.500
Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 4.5 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.



October 2, 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm