Andrew Charles, MD, is Professor and Director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program in the Department of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In 2013 he was named the Meyer and Renee Luskin Chair in Migraine and Headache Studies at UCLA. As Director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program, Dr. Charles seeks to advance headache medicine through education, clinical research, and patient care. From 2011-2013 he was Co-Chair of the NINDS Common Data Elements Project Group for Headaches. He is an associate editor of the journal Cephalalgia, and serves on the board of directors of the American Headache Society and the board of trustees of the International Headache Society (IHS).