Grand Rounds: Does Mindfulness Help Migraine? What does the Evidence Show? One Researcher’s Journey to Understanding this Question

Event Date: March 2nd, 2021

Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH

Grand Rounds: Does Mindfulness Help Migraine? What does the Evidence Show? One Researcher’s Journey to Understanding this Question

Dr. Rebecca Erwin Wells has been researching the efficacy and mechanisms of mindfulness for migraine for the past 10+ years, culminating in her recent JAMA Internal medicine publication of her randomized clinical trial.

At this month’s Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds, she will discuss the evidence to date in this area, and will take us on her research journey as she has explored this important field of medicine.

Event Details:

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 2nd | 8:00am – 9:00am
Cost: Free. CME credit available.
If you want to request CME credit for virtual participation, to be eligible, send an email between 8:00-8:30am on Tuesday, March 2nd with your full name, degree and organization to [email protected]

Submit questions via the chat function on Zoom.
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Presenter: Rebecca E. Wells, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Health

Dr. Rebecca Erwin Wells is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at Wake Forest Baptist, where she founded and directs the Comprehensive Headache Program. She also serves as Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Wake Forest Center for Integrative Medicine. She is a graduate of our T32 research fellowship in Complementary and Integrative Medicine. She also completed a Headache Medicine fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital. Dr. Wells has been a “Best Doctor of America” since 2015. She is Vice President of the Southern Headache Society and on the Board of Directors of the American Headache Society. Her research investigates the mechanisms and efficacy of mind/body treatments for headache, which often receives media attention, including interviews with Time magazine, NPR, BBC News, Boston Globe, and Prevention magazine. She presents frequently to national audiences as an expert in headache, mind/body, and integrative medicine. As a trained mindfulness meditation instructor, she has been leading mindfulness sessions virtually with worldwide participants during the pandemic.