Susan L. LeCates, MSN, APRN, 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 five 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.

BSN: Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY, 1986.

MSN: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1994.

Credentials: Board-certified as Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center.


Pediatric headache; chronic migraine; acute and inpatient management of intractable migraine headache

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Neurology, Headache Medicine

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