june, 2020

25jun4:00 pmMigraine Stigma in HealthcareAndreana Valicenti-Fiem & Shoshana Lipson4:00 pm EST

Approaching Migraine Stigma in Healthcare

Event Details

Join Andreana Valicenti Fiem and Shoshana Lipson on Thursday 25th June (1pm PT, 1pm MT, 3pm CT, 4pm ET, 9pm GMT.) as we talk about stigma migraine patients experience in healthcare and how to manage it. Come and share your thoughts and questions about stigma, your experiences, and helpful tips!

Andreana Valicenti Fiem is a migraine patient advocate who has volunteered in the Hope for Migraine group on Facebook for nearly two years. She loves to share her experiences about life with migraine and help others figure out ways to survive, or even thrive with chronic, intractable pain. Shoshana Lipson is a migraine and chronic pain patient advocate who is passionate about helping people figure out how to live with migraine with grace, determination and courage, as well as find purpose in life when living with the unfathomable. She is the founder of Hope for Migraine and Migraine Meanderings.

Time

(Thursday) 4:00 pm EST

Organizer

Migraine MeanderingsShoshana Lipson is a patient advocate and the founder of Migraine Meanderings, which has built a fast growing, large Facebook group which seeks to support, guide and educate people with migraine navigating the new CGRP medications FDA approved in 2018 (Aimovig, Ajovy, Emgality) as well as the new and emerging treatments (Ubrelvy, Reyvow, Vyepti, Atogepant, Rimegepant, Vazegepant, Nerivio). Shoshana collaborates with CHAMP: The Coalition for Headache & Migraine Patients, as well as other organizations and leaders who are advocates for people with migraine, and is a contributing writer for Migraine.com, US Pain Foundation and My Chronic Brain.