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Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias Section Meeting- 2017 Scottsdale
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Meeting to discuss section initiatives, updates, planning, etc.

When: 11/18/2017
12:30 PM
Where: Desert Suite 3
JW Marriott Desert Ridge
5350 E Marriott Dr
Phoenix, Arizona  85054
United States
Presenter: Dr. Shivang Joshi, Chair
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Section Meeting: TACs 11/18/2017


Chair/Co-Chair Introduction:

Shivang Joshi

Brian McGeeney


Objectives for Meeting


1. Bring like- minded individuals together (MD, PA, NP, Research coordinators, Pharmacists etc..)

2. Solicit feedback and ideas for this group

3. Discuss report of the cluster buster meeting attended by Dr. McGeeney



TACs SIS Purpose

Unmet needs

TACs like Cluster are the most painful headache disorder

Limited research

Limited therapeutic agents, still



Some possible goals for the group:


1. Education

            a. Education for providers

                        1. post items on forum here, such as informational pieces on oxygen


            b. Cross sectional pre-meeting course proposals


2. Publication

            a. review article on devices and CH….CME

            b. NIH hungry for CH studies


Bridging therapy for CH.


3. Advocacy



4. Resource

            Advertise CH studies


5. Involve Patients

Cluster Busters (create a link with a patient/provider organization) (McGeeney)

What do patients want from us?

Do I have cluster?

Remote learning sessions online?


Open discussion and follow up:




Oxygen video


Letter of medical necessity


Twitter group for Cluster


Visibility about TAC  Section


Cross sectional communication and projects