Rebecca C. Burch, MD, FAHS

Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine

Dr. Burch is a fellowship-trained, board-certified headache medicine specialist at the University of Vermont Medical Center, where she also serves as fellowship director. Dr. Burch received her M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her neurology residency at Boston Medical Center. Having a family history of headache, she was drawn to headache medicine for its psychosocial component and the opportunity it presents to develop longitudinal relationships with patients. She completed a fellowship in headache medicine at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital prior to joining the faculty and later serving as fellowship director.

She has served on the board of directors of the American Headache Society and the Headache Cooperative of New England, where she also served as educational co-director. Dr. Burch also serves as an associate editor for the journal Neurology, overseeing general neurology papers including those on headache, pain, and traumatic brain injury. Her research interests include headache epidemiology, preventive treatment of migraine, and women’s health.

Interviews from Rebecca C. Burch, MD, FAHS

Tension Headache or Migraine? Differences and Misdiagnoses
Juggling Multiple Conditions With Migraine