Headache Education Symposium for Patients

Course Goal

To educate on headache basics, practice techniques that can help, and connect with headache patients.

This course is open only to established patients of the Lewis Headache Center.


A combination of lectures, yoga class, and group sessions.

Note: Please wear comfortable clothes for yoga.

Registration Information

Attendee TypeCost
Established Lewis Headache Center PatientsFree
The Barrow Provider Headache Educational Symposium provided at no cost thanks to a generous donation by Jan and Tom Lewis.

April 1, 2023
8:55 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

Date, Time, and Location

In Person
Saturday, April 1, 2023
8:55 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

Barrow Neurological Institute
Sonntag Pavilion
2910 North 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85013

Target Audience

Lewis Headache Center patients and their family members.

Agenda and Speaker Information

All times refer to Arizona time (Pacific Daylight Time).

Karissa Secora, MPAS, PA-COpening Remarks (8:55 AM)
Nicholaus Scarfo, MPAS, PA-CMigraine and Headache Basics (9:00 AM)
Karissa Secora, MPAS, PA-CApproach to Treatment: Acute, Prevention, Lifestyle (9:20 AM)
Juliana Kroese, PT, RYT, C-IAYTPhysical Therapy and Wellness (9:40 AM)
Juliana Kroese, PT, RYT, C-IAYT
Nicholaus Scarfo, MPAS, PA-C
Karissa Secora, MPAS, PA-C
Q&A (10:00 AM)
Break10:30 AM
Elham (Ellie) Majidi, MS, RDHeadache and Nutrition (11:00 AM)
Sadie Kleiman, LMSWKnowing Your Options: Considerations for Benefits and Work (11:20 AM)
Petra Peper, PhDPain Psychology (11:40 AM)
Sadie Kleiman, LMSW
Elham (Ellie) Majidi, MS, RD
Petra Peper, PhD
Q&A (12:00 PM)
Lunch12:15 PM
Sadie Kleiman, LMSWCaring Connections: Meet and Greet (1:00 PM)
Juliana Kroese, PT, RYT, C-IAYTYoga Class and Meditation (2:00 PM)
Closing Remarks3:00 PM