• Research Highlights

    We are conducting research to improve outcomes and enhance treatment. Current projects include:

    • Characterization of headache disorders in children and adolescents
    • Characterization and treatment of chronic daily headaches and chronic migraines in children
    • Determination of the disability due to headaches and migraines in children and adolescents
    • Development of a migraine disability tool for children and adolescents
    • Study of PedMIDAS, a tool  to assess the impact of migraines on children’s day-to-day activities
    • Review of the impact on the quality of life in children with recurrent headaches
    • Study of the effectiveness of multiple pharmaceuticals in preventing and aborting migraine headaches
    • Evaluation of the effectiveness of multidisciplinary treatment
    • One-, two- and five-year follow-up assessment of Headache Center effectiveness
    • Investigation of the underlying pathophysiology of migraines in children and adolescents
    • Analysis of genetic effects of migraines in children
    • Evaluation of emergency department and inpatient management

  • Treatment Outcome

    Headache Center at Cincinnati Children's.

    The impact of headaches on school, social and family activities is significantly reduced over time with treatment.