We have arranged a block of rooms starting at $99 per night. Make your reservations online at:
HOTEL RESERVATIONS You WILL want to make your reservations early.
For Online Conference Registration follow this link: ONLINE REGISTRATION
We have been able to reduce the Registration Fee to $125 for attendees and $95 for spouse/companions.
Schedule of Events:
The 9th Annual Conference will start with Registration and the President’s Reception at 6pm on Thursday Sept 18, 2014.
The speakers and presentations will follow beginning at 9am on Friday and continue to Saturday at 5pm. Sunday is left open for socializing and final goodbyes.
We are still working on the agenda and list of speakers, these will be announced shortly.
Clusterbusters is both pleased and proud to announce the addition of a medical advisory board to our organization.
This review and advisory board includes some of the finest headache specialists and health professionals in the country.
We greatly appreciate these board member’s input in our educational, advocacy, awareness and research endeavors and their assistance in helping make Clusterbusters a leading and trusted voice within the patient, medical and governmental administration communities.
Our health professionals help design and facilitate our programs to educate and advocate for patients, their supporters, other medical professionals and government agencies.
Clusterbusters fully understands that along with chronic pain conditions such as cluster headaches and other headache disorders, there are also many psychological issues that need to be addressed. Because of this we have professionals on the board that deal directly with these issues.
The new members of our Advisory Board are;
Dr. Robert E. Shapiro
Department of Neurological Sciences
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Dr. William B. Young
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Jefferson University Physician
Dr. Brian E. McGeeney
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center
Dr. John Halpern
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
Dr. Larry Schor, PhD
Professor of Psychology
University of West Georgia
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2014 Headache on the Hill Event Information and Registration
We’re asking US citizens to participate in this event. Change for all cluster headache patients, worldwide, is our motivation! In 2012, twelve cluster headache patient/support persons joined our DC Advocacy team. In 2013 we had nineteen cluster headache patients. Let’s double that in 2014!
We NEED more cluster headache research and more effective medical treatments! Clusterbusters will be returning to Washington with The Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy for our second year to meet with congressional leaders on February 10-11, 2014. Together we will push for senate hearings on the need for increased funding for headache research.
The following link has all the details and registration information for this years trip to Washington D.C. There are 2 registration forms to be completed. Please be sure to add “CLUSTERBUSTERS” under organizations you are a member of on The Alliance registration form.
There are 3 ways you can make a difference
1. JOIN OUR ADVOCACY TEAM IN WASHINGTON
Make YOUR voice heard! We need people from as many states as possible to join us in D.C.. Do you think we need more research and better treatment options for cluster headaches? We are inviting people with a with a story to tell and a passion for making a difference in the lives of cluster headache sufferers to join us in D.C..
Hurry! Deadline to register to participate in “Headache on the Hill” is January 9th, 2014! This is to allow ample time to schedule appointments with congressmen and senators.
The Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy is offering one night of FREE lodging per participant. In addition, a limited number of partial travel scholarships for the “Headache on the Hill” event are being made available to specifically get a cluster headache patient or support persons “voice” on the team to D.C.!
2. WRITE TO YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
Watch for our event updates to participate in the “Advocacy Letter” campaign. We urge everyone to participate! . Our goal is to send a strong message to all representatives, nationwide. We hope to flood the capital with thousands of on-time letters supporting “Headache on the Hill”!
3. SEND A DONATION
Your tax deductible donations are not only appreciated, but essential to our continuous research, education and advocacy efforts. Clusterbusters works hard to advocate on behalf of ALL cluster headache sufferers – regardless of their method of treatment. Thank you for supporting our efforts!
After receipt of your information, our Advocacy Team will email you additional trip details. Remember, there are 2 registration forms. One with Clusterbusters AND with The Alliance. We look forward to another great trip with you!
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org