HeadWise HeadWise: Volume 4, Issue 4 - Page 32

THE HEADACHE CLINICS featuring: The Headache Care Center Springfield, Missouri The Headache Care Center was founded in January, 1996, by Roger K. Cady, MD and Kathleen Farmer, PsyD. The following is based on an interview with Doctor Kathleen Farmer. Doctor Cady attended medical school at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. He completed a Family Practice residency at Mayo Clinic-St. Francis in LaCrosse, WI, and continued his work in Family Practice in Hillsboro, WI. In 1986, Dr. Cady assumed the role of Medical Director at the Shealy Institute in Springfield, MO, where he remained until 1995, and where he began his work in headache medicine. Doctor Cady is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice, and has received subspecialty certification in Headache Medicine from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. He holds a Certificate of Added Qualification from the National Headache Foundation. In 2000, Dr. Cady was the co-recipient of the prestigious Harold G. Wolff Award from the American Headache Society for his research entitled “The Spectrum of Headache.” He was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Headache Foundation in 1998, and has served as its Associate Executive Chairman since 2010. Dr. Roger Cady received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Headache Foundation in 2012. Doctor Farmer is a psychologist specializing in Health Psychology at the Headache Care Center. She received her PsyD degree from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, MO, and is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management. Prior to founding the Headache Care Center with Dr. Roger Cady, she served as the chair of the Psychology Department of the Shealy Institute for the Comprehensive Management of Pain from 1988 to 1995. 32 HeadW ise ® | Volume 4, Issue 4 • 2015 J. Kent Dexter, MD, is a graduate of the University of Missouri Medical School at Columbia, MO, where he completed a residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Dexter is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, and was awarded the subspecialty certification in Headache Medicine from the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Dexter previously served in the Department of Medicine for St. Johns Regional Health Center, Springfield, MO, and was Chairman of Primary Care, Monroe Clinic, Monroe, WI. He returned to Springfield i