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Serena Orr

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Biography

Serena Orr, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FAHS is a pediatric neurologist and the director of the pediatric headache program at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She is also an assistant professor in the Departments of Pediatrics, Clinical Neurosciences, and Community Health Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary. She completed her headache fellowship at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. She previously did her pediatric neurology residency and her Master’s degree in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and her MD degree was completed at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She has a strong interest in clinical research and is particularly interested in the acute treatment of migraine and in the relationship between internalizing symptoms and migraine in children and adolescents. She is also interested in clinical predictors of treatment response and how these may be used to apply stratified care models to migraine prevention.

Discipline: Medicine

Centre: University of Calgary

Supervisors / Mentors: Dr. Adam Kirton

Project Title: A pilot randomized controlled trial of a novel neuromodulation device for refractory acute migraine in children and adolescents

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