Department of Clinical Neurosciences
|Rank:||Professor of Neurology|
MD, University of Manitoba, 1969
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Headache Disorders: PubMed
Both clinically and academically, Dr. Becker is interested in the diagnosis and management of headache disorders. In addition to his academic role with the University, Dr. Becker was the founding director of The Calgary Headache Assessment and Management Program (CHAMP). CHAMP is a multi-disciplinary program which brings a broad range of treatment options to patients with headaches. He continues to see patients with headache disorders both in the CHAMP program and at the Calgary Chronic Pain Centre.
Dr. Becker is the senior author of the Canadian Headache Society guidelines for acute migraine treatment and for prophylactic migraine treatment (See headachenetwork.ca and check the publications tab). Dr. Becker is a fellow of the American Headache Society. He has received the John R. Graham award from the American Headache Society and the Distinguished Service Medal from the Alberta Medical Association. He is treasurer for the Canadian Headache Society as well he serves on the boards of the Canadian Headache Society, the American Headache Society, and the International Headache Society.