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Sait Ashina, M.D.

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University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, DenmarkMD06/2002Medicine
Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark2005Internship, Medicine and Surgery
Hospital of Saint Raphael, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA2006Internship, Medicine
Montefiore Headache Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA2007Fellowship, Headache Research and Clinical Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA2010Residency, Neurology
2006
Clinical Headache Fellowship Award, American Headache Society
2007
Scholarship Award, 49th American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting
2009
American Headache Society Scholarship Award, 14th International Headache Congress
2010
American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting Resident Research Travel Scholarship Award
2012
Enrico Greppi Award for excellence in headache research by European Headache Federation
2015
Fellow of American Headache Society

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Sait Ashina, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School. He is a Director of the Comprehensive Headache Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and in Headache Medicine by United Council for Neurological Subspecialties. Dr. Ashina graduated from the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences. He completed a residency in neurology at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and a clinical and research fellowship in Headache Medicine at Montefiore Headache Center and at Danish Headache Center. He is a member of the education committee of the International Headache Society. Dr. Ashina also serves as a member of the International Headache Society headache classification subcommittee for the latest edition of the International Classification of Headache Disorders. He serves on Advisory Board for the Journal of Headache and Pain and is an Associated Editor of Neurology Reviews and BMC Neurology. He is training, mentoring, and educating students, residents, and fellows at Harvard Medical School. He is the recipient of the Enrico Greppi Award for excellence in headache research. Dr. Ashina is actively involved in research and has numerous publications. He is currently engaged in several research projects at Harvard Medical School. His research interests include the epidemiology of headache and chronic pain, quantitative sensory testing, human pain models, brain imaging and structural brain lesions in migraine, migraine, and vestibular dysfunction, the implication of photophobia in pathophysiology, and treatment of migraine. He is an investigator of clinical trials in trigeminal neuralgia and migraine, including clinical trials involving novel treatments in migraine.

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