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Dawn C. Buse, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Neurology of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Assistant Professor in the Clinical Health Psychology Doctoral Program of Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist and a member of the Board of Directors and a Fellow of the American Headache Society.

Dr. Buse conducts research on migraine, pain, and stress among other conditions and is a co-investigator on the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) Study, the Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcomes (CAMEO) Study and the International Burden of Migraine (IBMS) Study.  She has coauthored 76 manuscripts in peer-reviewed scientific journals, 54 review articles, and book chapters and 343 scientific abstracts.  Her manuscripts have won the American Headache Society’s “Wolff Award” twice (2008 and 2017), the Italian Society for the Study of Headache’s “Enrico Greppi Award” twice (2010 and 2017), the British Medical Journal’s “Patient’s Choice Award”, and the 2015 “Headache Reader’s Choice” Award.  In 2009 she won the National Headache Foundation, "Partners in Excellence" Award and in 2016 she won the American Headache Society “Seymour Solomon” Award.

Dr. Buse is the psychological and behavioral section editor for Current Pain and Headache Reports and she serves on the advisory board of the Journal of Headache and Pain, Pain Management News, and Pain Pathways Magazine.  She is on the American Headache Society Board of Directors, Scientific Committee, and Electronic Media Committee, and the American Academy of Neurology Digital Strategy Subcommittee.

At the Montefiore Headache Center in New York City, Dr. Buse provides clinical care to individuals using biobehavioral techniques which include cognitive behavioral therapy, guided visual imagery, biofeedback and mindfulness training.  She offers free guided visual imagery and relaxation exercises at www.dawnbuse.com.  You can also find abstracts for her articles there.  You can follow her on Twitter at @dawnbuse.

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