Rebecca Wells Receives Two Awards for Migraine Research.

June 11, 2021

Congratulations to Rebecca Erwin Wells, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Neurology, and Director of the Comprehensive Headache Program, for receiving two awards for migraine research, one from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and another from the American Headache Society. 

Rebecca Erwin Wells, MD, MPHRebecca recently received the Harold Wolff-John Graham Award from the AAN. This annual award is given in recognition of outstanding achievements in headache and facial pain research. At the AAN meeting in April, she presented her research published in JAMA Internal Medicine entitled “Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation vs. Headache Education for Migraine: A Randomized Clinical Trial,” which examines the effects and mechanisms of mindfulness on migraine.

Rebecca also received the Early Career Lecture Award from the American Headache Society. The award is presented annually to the best paper on headache written by an “early career author.” She gave her lecture at the society’s annual scientific meeting earlier this month. Rebecca was selected for the award for her outstanding manuscript “Learning the Full Impact of Migraine Through Patient Voices: A Qualitative Study.”