Location: Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada)
Position: President, American Headache Society
Bio: Dr. Allan Purdy is the President of the American Headache Society and a Professor of Medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He is also the Chair of the Education Committee and on the Board of Directors of the International Headache Society. Dr. Purdy is interested in the clinical neurology of headache diseases, and in developing educational programs for physicians around the world who care for patients with these diseases. He believes the best care for migraine comes from understanding that it is a neurological disease with remarkable biolocal mechanisms embedded in the brain.