Olivia Begasse de Dhaem, MD, FAHS

Headache Specialist
Hartford HealthCare

Dr. Olivia Begasse de Dhaem, a board-certified neurologist, serves as a headache specialist at the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center in Westport, Conn. Having completed her medical education and neurology residency at Columbia University in New York City, she further honed her expertise with a headache medicine fellowship at Harvard University. Dr. Begasse de Dhaem has authored numerous publications in headache medicine and has delivered talks on both national and international platforms. She is the executive editor of the Pain Medicine journal, and a co-editor of the textbook Headache: What Do I Do Now? released by Oxford University Press in April 2023.

Dr. Begasse de Dhaem is actively involved in various medical societies. She holds positions on the Education Committee of the International Headache Society, is a Fellow of the American Headache Society (AHS), and contributes to the AHS Advocacy Committee. A passionate advocate, she graduated from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum and is part of the executive committee of the International Headache Society’s Global Patient Advocacy Coalition (IHS-GPAC). With four appearances at Headache on the Hill, she played a role in drafting the paper that bolstered the advocacy efforts of 2020. Her primary advocacy focus is championing the rights of individuals with headache diseases in professional settings.

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