Event Highlights and Q&A

A live webinar recording from Migraine & Headache Awareness Week

Retired NRL star Brett Kearney interviews Australia’s leading expert and researcher on Concussion, Dr. Rowena Mobbs.

Speaker: Carl Cincinnato

Carl stopped taking his health for granted at an early age due to migraine. Over the last 30 years, health has become central throughout his life and work. This includes working at one of the biggest health companies in the world. Today, Carl works with charities, foundations, and organisations to help lift the global burden of migraine including Migraine & Headache Australia, the Brain Foundation, the Coalition of Headache and Migraine Patients (CHAMP), the Global Patient Advocacy Coalition (GPAC), and the World Health Education Foundation (WHEF). Carl is a member of the International Headache Society, acts on several patient committees, is the author of MigrainePal.com, and is the founder of the Migraine World Summit.

Carl is a public and passionate patient advocate for migraine. He has spoken nationally and internationally on TV, radio and in print about migraine and the need to increase research funding, reduce stigma, and increase patient support.

Speaker: Anniek Grundy

Anniek has worked at Migraine & Headache Australia and the Brain Foundation for 3 years. She contributes to content and article development for the website and newsletters. This including many of our key articles about migraine and headache disorders. She also writes articles and newsletters about other brain diseases, disorders, and injuries for the Brain Foundation.

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