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Member at Large

2024 Candidate Election

Per our bylaws, a Member at Large shall perform the following duties: 

  1. Attend Board Meetings
  2. Serve as liasons between membership and the Board
  3. Serve on Committees as requested by the President

2024 Candidate(s) for Member at Large. On your ballot, please be sure to rank your votes for all of the candidates – 1st through last.

If a member at large candidate becomes an officer, they will be eliminated from the member at large election.

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Alison Alford, MD, FAHS, FAAN

I am seeking re-election for the position of Member-at-Large.  In the last two years, I have learned so much from the others in the society and have enjoyed the level of community it affords.  As a solo physician, it is nice to have this society as a resource for patient and practice issues that arise. …

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Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, FAHS

Being part of the SHS board the last few years, most recently as Secretary has been a career highlight.  I have contributed to many SHS initiatives including starting our SHS travel award to bring learners to our meetings,  navigating the COVID adjustment to a virtual meeting, leading the board through part of our retreat, bringing…

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Barbara L. Nye, MD

I have had the pleasure of being a member of the SHS for the last two years as I have transitioned my career from Dartmouth Hitchcock to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. I currently serve as the fellowship director and have a passion for patient care, education, and advocacy. I have previous experience serving on…

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Paige Kalika, DO

As a pediatric neurologist, I care for a population that is underserved on many levels. Patients, families, and healthcare providers are often unaware of effective treatment strategies and of research studies that would open up future avenues for evidence based medicine. As primary headache disorders often start early in life, my overall goal is to…

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Marshall C. Freeman, MD

I would like to be considered for the position of member-at-large for the Southern Headache Society. I have been a member of the Southern Headache Society since its inception in 2011. I am currently on the SHS Education Committee which, in part, organizes our annual meetings.  I participate in the society’s listserv and have attended…

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Megan Donnelly, DO

My name is Megan Donnelly, and I am Director of the Comprehensive Headache Center at Novant Health (Charlotte, NC). I completed my neurological residency and headache fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, and I am UCNS board certified in headache medicine. I have been an active member of Southern Headache Society for the last couple of…

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Sara Sacco, MD

In 2001, I left a general neurological practice to open my headache clinic. At the time, my partners questioned the need for a headache practice. It goes without saying, the need is clearly present. Over the past 23 years treating and studying headache medicine, I have seen it evolve and have been delighted to be…

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