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Your Spirit Will Live On Forever, Fred

Fred Sheftell, MD, FAHS, lost his valiant battle with cancer.

Fred loved what he did.  He loved caring for his patients and working with his colleagues at the New England Center for Headache.  He loved Headache Medicine and the American Headache Society. He was proud to have served as President of AHS from 2008 - 2010. But most of all he loved his wife Karen and children Jason and Lauren.

Throughout his busy life Fred was cited as one of the “Best Doctors in America”, one of the “Best Doctors in New York Metro Area” and listed in the “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare.”  Fred co-authored 11 books and 200 peer-reviewed articles on headache.  He lectured throughout the world and appeared on numerous TV and Radio programs to speak on headache. 

Fred chaired ACHE – AHS’s patient education organization - for over 10 years and founded the World Headache Alliance – a patient group of the International Headache Society.  Fred’s commitment to patient care and education impacted and inspired all who knew him.

We will miss him.

Fred's family has requested that donations in his honor be made to the American Migraine Foundation.

"It's been a GREAT ride!"

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Camelback Inn
Scottsdale, AZ

November 11-13, 2011

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Saturday, October 22, 2011
W Chicago Lakeshore
Chicago, IL
8:00am - 1:00pm*

Saturday, October 29, 2011
The Stanford Court Hotel
San Francisco, CA
8:00am - 1:00pm*

Saturday, December 3, 2011
Intercontinental Barclay Hotel
New York, NY
8:00am - 1:00pm*

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