HeadWise HeadWise: Volume 6, Issue 2 - Page 9

NHF news Lifetime Achievement Award OF THE NATIONAL HEADACHE FOUNDATION The Lifetime Achievement of the National Headache Foundation is presented to a health care prac- titioner in recognition of an impressive body of work in the field of headache. The 2016 award recipient was Mark W. Green, MD, the Director of Headache and Pain Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Professor of Neurology, Anesthesiology, and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, since 2009. Dr. Green has been involved in headache medicine since 1978, when he served as the Director of the Headache Unit at Montefiore Hospital. From 1980 through 1986, he was Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. He then served as Clinical Associate of Neurology at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Green returned to Columbia in 2000 where he organized a section on head- ache and facial pain within the Department of Neurology. A native New Yorker, Dr. Green received a B.A. in chemistry (with honors) from Case Western University in Cleveland, OH, and his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. In 1979, he became Board Certified in Neurology from the Ameri- can Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received the Subspecialty Certification in Headache Medicine from the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties in 2006. In 2011, Dr. Green became a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. He is a founding member and editor of the journal of the International Headache Society, Cephalalgia, and has served as an Associate Edi- tor of the journal, Headache. Also, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Academy of Neurology’s Continuum on Headache. In 2015, he served as an Associate Editor and Contribut- ing author to the textbook, Headache and Migraine – Biology and Management, which was published by Elsevier. He is currently a panel member of the Advisory Board of the Food and Drug Administration’s Section on Peripheral and Central Neurological Drugs, and remains a consultant to the FDA. Dr. Green was elected to the Board of the National Headache Foundation in 2010. In May, 2016, he was elected as Vice President of the Board. As of September 19, 2016, Dr. Green has resigned his elected position and his appointment of the NHF Board. HW www.headaches.org | National Headache Foundation 9