1st Turkish/African meeting on Headache and Pain Management-May 201513/04/2015
The 1st Turkish/African meeting on Headache and Pain Management will take place in Istanbul from 3-7 May 2015. Registration to the meeting is free of charge.Visit http://www.tahpm.org/ for more information.
The ballot to elect the next President-elect and Trustees is now open for voting26/03/2015
The ballot to elect the next President-elect and Trustees is now open. Members should have received the ballot papers and voting information by email from Electoral Reform Services. Please check your spam boxes if you have not received them and let us know!
There are two President-elect candidates:
There are six Elected Trustee candidates - three candidates will be elected:
The ballot is open until 12 noon British Summer Time on 15 April 2015.
Please contact email@example.com if you have not received your papers.
The 3rd Master School was held in India - Dr Ravishankar reports.17/02/2015
The 3rd IHS Master School was held in India. Pre-course online learning and examinations were followed by a 2-day course in December in Mumbai, India. Dr K Ravishankar, Course Director, reports.
Professor Dodick will retire as Editor-in-Chief in December 2015 and IHS is receiving applications for the position of a new Editor-in-Chief09/02/2015
In recent years Cephalalgia has continued to develop and raise its profile due to the commitment and professionalism of Professor David Dodick, Editor-in-Chief. The Journal has a 2013 ranking of 32/194 (Clinical Neurology) and 71/252 (Neuroscience) journals, and an impact factor 4.121.
Professor Dodick will retire as Editor-in-Chief in December 2015 and IHS is receiving applications for the position of a new Editor-in-Chief.
The new Editor-in-Chief will officially assume responsibility on 1 January 2016, but will be expected to participate actively from September 2015 during the transition to the new editorial operation.
All IHS members who fulfil the eligibility criteria are invited to apply for this vacancy.
Applications received will be short listed. Deadline for applications: 17 April 2015
For more information please see the attached document.
SISC has announced details of the 2015 Enrico Greppi Award18/12/2014
The Italian Society for the Study of Headache (SISC) has announced the 2015 Enrico Greppi Award. The award is valued at Eur 10,000 and is open to researchers of all nationalities. See the announcement for more information.
Application now open for the 2015 Fellowship, Junior travel grants to IHC 2015 and the Headache Pioneer Programme25/11/2014
Applications are now welcomed for the 2015 Fellowship.
IHC Travel Grants
Juniors - apply now for IHS travel grants for the IHC 2015, Valencia, Spain.
Headache Pioneer Programme
Applications are now welcomed from physicians and researchers from developing countries for the 2015 Headache Pioneer Programme.
For information and application forms for these Awards see the Newsletter and Awards section.
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International Headache Society (IHS) is the world's leading membership organisation for those with a professional commitment to helping people affected by headache. This site promotes the Society and its activities, and is the home of the Society's international journal Cephalalgia. We welcome Society members and all who work or seek information in the field of headache.
Alan M Rapoport, MD
International Headache Society President
10 reasons to come to IHC 2015, Valencia, 14-17 May
Interactive presentations from the perspectives of expert headache scientists and clinicians from around the globe
A spotlight on "new faces" in the basic and clinical science of headache, with attention to novel studies done by young investigators, and your opportunity to vote for the best poster award
A course on the basics of neuromodulation, and presentation of the results of ongoing clinical trials of neuromodulation therapies
A symposium on CGRP, including presentations highlighting the results of the most recent clinical trials of treatments based on this highly promising therapeutic target
A symposium focused on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and practical management of headache in children and adolescents
A joint symposium with the International Association for the Study of Pain and the IHS, that will compare approaches used by headache and pain practitioners, and foster greater interaction between the two societies
A juniors "tournament", where young investigators will present their work as part of a friendly competition, and a juniors forum that allows networking and collaborations in a relaxed atmosphere
Presentation of the most recent studies on headache genetics and epidemiology
Sessions focusing on practical clinical management issues including acute and preventive therapies, medication overuse, nerve blocks, behavioral approaches to headache, post-traumatic headache, vestibular migraine, and much more...