13th European Headache Congress

Migraine does not take lives but days from your life. Take them back!

Prof. Simona Sacco

MD

Prof. Simona Sacco

Chair on May 29th 13:00 - 14:20

Teaching Course 1: HOW TO INCLUDE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT WHEN ORGANISING THE HEADACHE CLINIC

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1999 graduated summa cum laude in Medicine and Surgery, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

2004 diploma of specialist in Neurology, summa cum laude, Department of Neurology, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

2007 Master in Cerebrovascular Diseases, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy

 
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2004-2008 Research fellow on Stroke epidemiology, University of L’Aquila, Italy

2008-2015 Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of L’Aquila, Italy and Consultant neurologist, San Salvatore Hospital, L’Aquila, Italy

2015-2018 Associate Professor of Neurology, University of L’Aquila, Italy and Consultant neurologist, San Salvatore Hospital, L’Aquila, Italy

November 2018-ongoing – full professor of Neurology at the University of L’Aquila. Director of the Clinical Unit of Neurology and Stroke Unit at the Avezzano Hospital. Director of the residency program in Neurology


SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

 Main themes of expertise: clinical neurology, stroke, headache, disorders of consciousness, neuroepidemiology

Author of 137 publications in International Journals, 16 book chapters (8 international), 153 abstracts in international journals and 60 proceedings

Contribution as principal investigator or co-investigator in numerous multicenter clinical studies.

Scientific activity in guidelines production for the European Stroke Organization (ESO), the European Headache Federation (EHF), the Italian Stroke Organization (ESO)

Speaker at numerous international and national conferences

 

TEACHING AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

 The teaching activities in Neurology in the First Grade Degree Courses, Full Degree Courses, Schools of Specializations at the University of L’Aquila since 2008

Tutor activities for residents in Neurology

2009-ongoing teachings in the International Master in Headache Medicine at the La Sapienza University of Rome

Board member of the PhD course "<nursing Sciences", University of L’Aquila from 2010 to 2014

Board member of the PhD course "Experimental Medicine". University of L’Aquila. From 2014-ongoing

Opponent in the thesis of dr. Lantz. Title: Aspects of migraine and patent foramen ovale in ischemic stroke. Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 5 May 2017.

Supervisor in numerous thesis for first grade degree or full degree