David W. Dodick, MD, is a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and a consultant in neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ. He is the program director of the Mayo Clinic Neurology Residency Program and the director of the Headache Program and the Sports Neurology and Concussion Program at Mayo Clinic. He is also an adjunct professor and international chairman of headache in the department of neurosciences at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Dodick is board certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He also holds United Council for Neurologic subspecialties certification in headache medicine and ABPN certification in vascular neurology. He has authored more than 330 peer-reviewed publications and authored or edited 10 books. He is the chairman of the Sports Concussion Conference Workgroup and the Annual Sports Concussion Conference of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the academy’s Annual Meeting Committee.
He is on the editorial board of several journals, including Lancet Neurology, Postgraduate Medicine, Headache, and Cephalalgia. Dodick is president of the International Headache Society, chairman of the American Migraine Foundation, co-director of the U.S. Academic Headache Consortium, immediate past editor-in-chief of Cephalalgia, and past president of the American Headache Society.