Pediatric headache; chronic migraine; acute and inpatient management of intractable migraine headache
Susan LeCates, RN, MSN, CNP. began her family nurse practitioner career in 1994 at the Frontier Nursing Service in Hyden, KY. After working as a primary care provider in Appalachia for 5 years, she moved back to Cincinnati in 1999 and began working in the Headache Center at Cincinnati Children's. Susan has helped to further develop the role of the nurse practitioner in a multi-disciplinary headache center, assisted in the development of a nurse practitioner managed acute care unit for intractable migraine, presented on pediatric headache nationally and internationally, and has been involved in numerous clinical headache research trials.
Education and Training
BSN: Thomas More College, 1986.
MSN: Vanderbilt University, 1994.
Credentials: Board-certified as Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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Slater SK, Nelson TD, Kabbouche MA, LeCates SL, Horn P, Segers A, Manning P, Powers SW, Hershey AD. A randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, crossover, add-on study of coenzyme Q10 in the prevention of pediatric and adolescent migraine. Cephalalgia. 2011 Jun;31(8):897-905.
Slater S, Crawford MJ, Kabbouche MA, LeCates SL, Cherney S, Vaughan P, Segers A, Manning P, Burdine D, Powers SS, Hershey AD. Effects of gender and age on paediatric headache. Cephalalgia. 2009 Sep;29(9):969-73.
Crawford MJ, Lehman L, Slater S, Kabbouche MA, LeCates SL, Segers A, Manning P, Powers SW, Hershey AD. Menstrual migraine in adolescents. Headache. 2009 Mar;49(3):341-7.
Kabbouche MA, Powers SW, Segers A, LeCates S, Manning P, Biederman S, Vaughan P, Burdine D, Hershey AD. Inpatient treatment of status migraine with dihydroergotamine in children and adolescents. Headache. 2009 Jan;49(1):106-9.