Participants

2nd Migraine Edition

Rachel Koh

Moving against migraine. There are two pictures Rachel Koh looks at every day. She took these candids of her sons during a family vacation. At that very moment, she was…

Michelle Tracy

Turning her pain into fierce advocacy, she helps others fight for their lives. The summer before her sophomore year of college, Michelle Tracy, then 19, began experiencing migraine attacks—and they…

The Lineberry Family

Building migraine awareness.  Isiah and Sheila Lineberry have been married for 34 years. Their daughter Mercy Lineberry McDaniel obtained her law degree at the age of 22, and later completed…

Eric Cohen

Cluster Hero and Pain Warrior  Anyone who’s been a fan of the Boston Red Sox remembers exactly where they were when the Sox won the World Series in 2004, ending…

The Dwyer Family

Sharing Melissa’s story to save others. On June 7, 2013, Melissa Dwyer took her own life. She was 22 years old. Chronic migraine disease and unending pain had stolen her…

Abigail Chua, D.O.

Headache specialist and patient Dr. Abigail Chua’s medical career began in nursing. That is where she first found she enjoyed working with patients who had headache conditions, like migraine. She…

Deborah Turk

Volunteer extraordinaire for headache causes If you’ve been to a Miles for Migraine walk/race or patient education day in Philadelphia, you were undoubtedly greeted by the energetic and vivacious Deborah…

Christa Whightsel

Making Life More Positive and Happy Christa Whightsel won’t let pain dictate her happiness or existence. After living with pain stemming from pressure-related headache and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)…

Chloe Vruno

She’s determined to lead a full life in spite of pain. For Chloe Vruno, migraine is part of her everyday experience. She’s 18 now and learning to live with the…

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