The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology


Program Director:

Cynthia E. Armand, M.D.   


  • To provide clinical training in all aspects of headache patient care in the outpatient and inpatient setting as well as the emergency department.
  • To provide the opportunity for training and participation in basic and clinical research pertinent to the field of headache medicine.

Research Opportunities:

  • Epidemiology and Health Services
  • Headache Classification
  • Clinical Trials
  • Neuroimaging
  • Biomarker and Family Studies
  • Migraine Genetics
  • Migraine Comorbidities
  • Inpatient Headache Therapies
  • Interventional Therapies
  • Unusual Headache Disorders
  • Headache in Pregnancy

Fellowship Information:

Length of Fellowship: 1-2 years (United Counsel for Neurologic Subspecialties accredited)

Contact: Cynthia E. Armand, M.D. (

Department Chairman

Mark Mehler Mark F. Mehler, M.D. (bio)

Professor of Neuroscience
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chair of The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology
Alpern Family Foundation Chair in Cerebral Palsy Research
Director, Institute for Brain Disorders and Neural Regeneration

Letter from the Chairman