Honors & News

  • December 17, 2014

    Talk: Treatment Options for Headache Sufferers

    The next Got Health? talk Headaches: When to Get Help, presented by Ann Ford Fricke, nurse practitioner at the Medical Center, will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library's Bausch and Lomb Building, 115 South Ave. She will discuss headache causes, management, and treatments. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Community Health. Parking is available in the Court Street garage, which is connected to the library.

  • August 14, 2014

    University Doctor to Cycle Across the U.S. for ALS

    Neurology's own Carly LaVigne (Director of the URMC Headache Center) is cycling across the USA in honor of her mother, Sally Hanan Oliver, who died of ALS at the age of 42. She will start her trip on August 24th in Astoria Oregon finishing 45 days later in Portland Maine. You can follow her progress at her 'Cycling for Sally' blog that Carly will keep throughout her journey. All proceeds raised will go to patient care services and support programs for the ALS clinic within our Division of Neuromuscular Disease.

  • June 15, 2014

    How Do You Identify Migraine Triggers?

    Do you know when a migraine is about to happen? Some are still trying to figure out what triggers a migraine since everyone is different. There are common triggers, which could be causing your migraines. Evan Dawson talked with Dr. Catherine LaVigne from UR Medicine about these triggers and what you can do to find out what triggers your migraines. Dr. LaVigne is the director of the URMC Headache Center, which is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for people who suffer from chronic headache disorders.