Jelena Pavlović, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Montefiore Headache Center

Dr. Jelena Pavlović is an associate professor of neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and attending neurologist at the Montefiore Headache Center. In addition to being a practicing neurologist, she holds a PhD in molecular biology. Her research interests broadly focus on the hormonal regulation of migraine in women. Specifically, she aims to answer how hormonal fluctuations affect migraine symptoms during the menstrual cycle and across the transition to menopause.

Dr. Pavlović is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the American Headache Society (AHS), and the International Headache Society (IHS). She has published extensively on migraine in women and is funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Aging (NIH/NIA) to conduct research on this topic. In recognition of her outstanding achievements in headache/facial pain, she has been awarded the Harold Wolff-John Graham Award in Headache/Facial Pain Research by the AAN and is the recipient of the 2021 Women’s Health Science Award from the American Headache Society.