Participants

2019 Migraine

Danielle Byron Henry

A light that still shines bright To tell the story of Danielle Byron Henry is to tell a story of family, love, pain, courage, and legacy. At 8 years old,…

Elizabeth Arant

Giving up is not in her vocabulary.  Elizabeth Arant’s migraine warrior journey started at the tender age of 6. Much of her younger years were spent in the nurse’s office…

Elizabeth Roberts-Zibbel

Advancing science, one patient at a time Cloaked in the darkness of a room with curtains drawn, walls painted light blue adorned with family photos, door shut to keep out…

Jaime Sanders

Becoming the “Migraine Diva” in spite of the pain. Jaime Sanders met her husband when she was 18 years old, got married when she was 19, and had her first…

Melissa Kelly

D.C. Politico with chronic migraine Melissa Kelly’s day starts with a 15-mile, hour-long commute from the Virginia suburbs into DC, where she then passes through metal detectors of the 54-year-old…

Nim Lalvani

Rare Migraine, Rare Dedication: bringing personal experience to her job as AMF Director. Nim Lalvani was in college when she had an inexplicable medical episode with extreme motor weakness. One…

The Pushis Family

A family’s love: creating awareness in hope of finding new answers The Migraine Research Foundation reports that half of those who suffer from migraine disease have their first attack before…

Tom Sayen

Searching for a diagnosis. Almost every night between 3 and 4 a.m., Tom Sayen is awakened by a piercing, stabbing pain behind his right eye and cheek. Tom immediately gets…

Chase Dubose

Looking to a better future. Chase Dubose is a freshman in high school who enjoys hanging out with his friends and being a part of the bowling team. To any…