Andrew D. Hershey, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAHS

Endowed Chair & Director of Neurology; Professor of Pediatrics & Neurology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Dr. Hershey is a board-certified neurologist and the endowed chair and director of neurology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He also is a professor of pediatrics and neurology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Hershey’s research interests currently include the improved diagnosis and treatment of childhood headache disorders, characterization of outcome responses, studies in new pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment regimes, and the genomics of migraines.

Dr. Hershey has been an active member of the International Headache Society since 1998, serving on several committees, including the Child and Adolescent Standing Committee (currently the chair of the committee), the Classification Committee, and most recently, the Grading Committee. He is also active in the American Headache Society (AHS), where he served as a board member from 2006-2016, as well as on several sections, and is currently the chair of the Guidelines Committee. For the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), he served two terms as the chair of the Headache and Facial Pain Section and was involved with writing the acute and preventive treatment guidelines for children and adolescents with migraine, co-sponsored by the AAN and the AHS. He has actively advised on many pharmaceutical studies and is an active member of several committees for the National Institutes of Health, including study groups under the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-Term) Initiative.