Editorial Board


John Rothrock, MD


John Rothrock, MD received his medical degree from the University of Virginia and completed his internship and residency training in Neurology at the University of Arizona.

In 1983 he joined the Neurosciences faculty at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), where he established and directed the UCSD Stroke Center and, subsequently, the UCSD Headache Center. He and his UCSD colleagues assisted in the development of such medications as injectable sumatriptan (Imitrex) for acute migraine treatment and divalproex sodium (Depakote) and topiramate (Topamax) for migraine prophylaxis. From 2006 to 2012 he served as professor, vice chair and medical director of Neurology at the University of Alabama/Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Rothrock continued his clinical research at UAB in the area of migraine, assisting in the development of onabotulinumtoxinA (BotoxA) for chronic migraine.

Since July 2015 he has served as professor and vice chair for the department of Neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine. With his colleagues locally, nationally and internationally, he is working to develop new treatments for migraine and other headache disorders.

Dr. Rothrock has been listed in America’s Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America in each of the past 15 years. He has been cited in Men’s Health and Women’s Health magazines as one of the 20 top neurologists in America.


Amanda Tinsley, MD

Associate Editor

Amanda Tinsley, MD is the Director of the GW-Medical Faculty Associates Headache Center in Washington, DC and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Michael received her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She completed a neurology residency at Saint Louis University.

Dr. Tinsley treats patients with all types of headache disorders at the GW-Medical Facutly Associates Headache Center. Her research interests include migraine therapeutics, transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of migraine, and health outcomes research in the migraine population. She is a member of several professional societies, including the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society.

An appointment with Dr. Tinsley can be made by calling (202) 741-2700.

Associate Editor: Deborah Friedman, M.D.

Managing Editor: Diane Andress-Rothrock

Production Editor: Bradley Bawek

Director of Marketing: Benjamin Lankford

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Published By: Celerity Press