Southern Headache Society 12th Annual Scientific Meeting

Sep 9–Sep 11, 2022 Open Medicine

Southern Headache Society 12th Annual Scientific Meeting


Drawing from both scientific and clinical research, Southern Headaches Society's 12th Annual Scientific Meeting is excited to focus on Arresting Migraine Progression: Tools for Clinical Practice.

We will address some of the risk factors associated with migraine progression: addressing obesity, migraine and sleep, and optimizing acute migraine treatment. Other topics include: nutraceuticals and the microbiome; headache procedures; pediatric headaches and post-traumatic stress; as well as tools for patients to help manage their migraines.

The curriculum is intended for all clinicians who treat headaches.

Conference schedule:

    Friday, September 9th
    12 pm to 5:15 pm

    Saturday, September 10th
    7 am to 6 pm

    Sunday, September 11th
    7 am to 1 pm
This event will be in-person at the beautiful Grove Park Inn and Resort, in Asheville, NC.


The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804

Reservations can be made online by using the link. Please click here to reserve a room.

Special Rates: Thursday, September 8, through Sunday, September 11, 2022

Discounted rates will be available no later than August 9th. 2022 or until the room block fills.

One night's deposit at time of booking is required to confirm all reservations. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Reservations received after this date, or after the block is filled, are subject to prevailing rates and availability.

Cancellation: The Grove Park Inn's cancellation policy is 7 days prior to arrival date. Deposit will be forfeited if reservations are cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival.

Pet Rooms: Accessible and Pet rooms have limited availability; please submit these requests as early as possible. There is an additional charge of $200 for reserving a pet friendly room.

Early Departure: There is a One Night's Room & Tax Early Departure Fee for rooms checking out prior to the departure date.

Daily Resort Charge: $15 per night. The resort charge includes: toll free and local calling, in-room high speed Internet access, entrance to the Sports Complex, in-room coffee and tea, self-guided history tour of the Grove Park Inn and on property shuttle.

Parking: Current overnight parking charges for in-house guests are as follows (subject to change): $20.00 per day for outside self-parking or garage parking, and $30.00 per day for valet parking. Separate parking charges will apply for day guests.

Target Audience

Physicians, Advance Practice Providers and Nurses


  • Identify modifiable risk factors associated with progression from episodic migraine to chronic migraine
  • Identify specific conditions (Gastrointestinal, Vestibular Migraine, Post Traumatic Stress) that may influence progression and develop a management plan
  • Develop a treatment plan for arresting migraine progression based by addressing the modifiable risk factors
  • Incorporate clinic-based behavioral tools to address unmet patient needs
  • Improve response to interventional techniques by learning and adapting injection protocol for headache and facial pain
  • Develop a plan to engage and incorporate increased patient activity to improve health outcomes


  • Frank Andrasik, PhD
  • Carrie O. Dougherty, MD, FAHS
  • Deborah I. Friedman, MD, MPH
  • Jeff Galloway
  • Brian Loftus, MD
  • Christopher B. Oakley, MD
  • Donald B. Penzien, PhD, FAHS
  • Brian M. Plato, DO, FAHS
  • John J. Ratey, MD
  • Michael M. Ready, MD, FAHS
  • Larry L. Robbins, MD
  • Lauren D. Strauss, DO, FAHS


Southern Headache Society 12th Annual Scientific Meeting

9/9 12:00 PM–9/11 1:00 PM


1.400 CEU

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire live continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 1.40 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

13.750 Contact Hours

MAHEC designates this live continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 13.75 Contact Hours.

13.750 Contact Hours

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners: This activity was designated for 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

13.750 CME for Physician Assistants

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 13.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

13.750 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM

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 the 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 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commesurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


$329.00 Early Registration Fee - Physicians - SHS Member

Applies 6/20/22–9/2/22

$229.00 Early Registration Fee - PhD, PA, RNP & others - SHS Member

Applies 6/20/22–9/2/22

$499.00 Early Registration Fee - Any Non-SHS Member

Applies 6/20/22–9/2/22

$344.00 Registration Fee - Physicians - SHS Member

Applies 9/3/22–9/9/22

$244.00 Registration Fee - PhD, PA, RNP & others - SHS Member

Applies 9/3/22–9/9/22

$514.00 Registration Fee - Any Non-SHS Member

Applies 9/3/22–9/9/22

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