Rebecca C. Burch, MD, FAHS
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Burch is a board-certified neurologist and headache medicine specialist at the John R. Graham Headache Center at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital and director of the BWH/MGH/Harvard Headache Fellowship. She provides headache-medicine care, including management of headache during and after pregnancy, at the Fish Center for Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Having a family history of headache, she was drawn to headache medicine by its psychosocial component and the opportunity it presents to develop longitudinal relationships with patients.
A member of the American Headache Society, she serves on the board of directors and belongs to the following special interest sections of the AHS: Migraine and Vascular Disease; Women’s Issues; and Refractory, Inpatient & Emergency Care. Her areas of research include headache epidemiology, women’s health, and medical education. Dr. Burch is also an associate editor of the journal Neurology, where she oversees headache and general neurology submissions.