Doctor Shaun Kilminster
Doctor Andrew Dowson
Dr Shaun Kilminster. BSc(Hon), PGCEd, MSc(Psych), CPsychol, PhD, FSS, Hon FFPM, is the UK's primary expert in measuring pain. He has extensively published in the medical literature and has invented several clinical tests involving both psychological and physiological measures. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and Hon Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of England. He has been an investigator on about 100 clinical pharmacology studies over the last 14 years. Dr Kilminster was a consulting psychologist at the Royal Surrey County Hospital (Department of Clinical Pharmacology). Dr Kilminster is a Past Chairman of the Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine and CEO of Headache Testing Ltd, 29 Harley Street, London.
Dr Andrew Dowson. MB BS, MRCGP has been a full time Headache Specialist for the last 12 years. He qualified from Guys Hospital Medical School and is currently the Director of the Kings Headache Service, London. He has run a headache research centre for the last 11 years and has roles in many of the UK's Headache Charities. He is the secretary of Headache UK the umbrella group for all the charities but also Chairman of the largest professional interest group-Migraine In Primary Care Advisors , Council Member of the British Association for the Study of Headache and Medical Advisor to the patient group Migraine Action Association. He is a member of the International Headache Society and recently contributed to the new classification of Headache created by that group. He is a member of the scientific committee and board of the Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine. He has been Principal Investigator on many studies including more than 50 on the family of drugs called the Triptans. He is an author of 4 books and 2 of these have been released during 2002 to 2003. He has over 120 reviewed publications and 100 abstracts at International meetings. He has lectured on headache nationally and internationally to audiences as varied as the International Headache Society and the American Academy of Neurology. In the UK there have been nearly 300 lectures to General Practitioners and nearly 50 patient groups. Other groups educated include nurses, pharmacists, occupational therapists, osteopaths and medical students.
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