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Dr. Michael Marmura, MD is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Outpatient Program at the Jefferson Headache Center, Thomas Jefferson University. He is a Fellow of the American Headache Society. Dr. Marmura is Board certified in Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified in Headache Medicine through the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. Dr. Marmura is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Headache Society, the Pennsylvania Neurological Society and the International Headache Society. He currently serves the American Headache Society as a Member of the Guidelines Committee for Acute Treatment, and Chair of the Inpatient and Emergency Care Section.
Dr. Marmura is a reviewer for several journals including Headache, Cephalalgia, Current Pain and Headache Reports, Neurologist, and JAMA. He is also Associate Editor for Frontiers Neurology. Particular areas of interest include pain pharmacology, migraine, cluster headache, and hemicranias continua. He has received grants and published on the role of olfaction in migraine. Dr. Marmura has more than 60 peer and non-peer reviewed publications, editorials, book chapters, and alternative media to his credit and frequently lectures on the pathogenesis, neurobiology, diagnosis, and treatment of headache.
Dr. Marmura has specifically written on many topics in the field of headache relevant to this proposal. He has an interest in neuropharmacology and has written 2 editions of a textbook on the subject. His practice focuses on those with intractable chronic daily headache including those with chronic post-traumatic headache. He works together with the Jefferson concussion center and integrate both physical treatments and mental health into our practice.