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November 9, 2021
Women Veterans and Migraine

Women’s Congressional Policy Institute,

DAV and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

in cooperation with

Congresswomen Madeleine Dean and Jenniffer González-Colón

Co-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

and

Congresswomen Lucy McBath and Kat Cammack

Vice-Chairs, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

Invite you to a virtual briefing on:

Women Veterans and Migraine

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

Speakers

Jason J. Sico, MD, National Director, Headache Centers of Excellence (HCoE), Veterans Health Administration (VHA); Director, HCoE Research and Evaluation Center, who will speak about the most recent data on women veterans and migraine, and VHA’s efforts to address this issue.

Eula Moore Marshall, Combat Veteran, U.S. Army Reserves (Retired), who will speak on her experience living with migraine following combat-related toxic exposure during the first Gulf War.

Samantha Aquino, Combat Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps, who will speak about her experience living with migraine as a combat veteran of the war in Afghanistan.

Kaitlynne Hetrick, IAVA, U.S. Navy veteran, who will speak on toxic exposures and the possible link to chronic migraine development in veterans who have been exposed to burn pits.

This event was made possible by AbbVie and Lundbeck LLC

 

WCPI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy organization whose mission is to bring together a community of bipartisan women policymakers and trusted partners to advance issues of importance to women, develop the next generation of women leaders, and foster a more effective and representative democracy.

 

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