Dr Mark Weatherall is a Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lead for Neurology at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, former Chair of the British Association for the Study of Headache and Trustee of The Migraine Trust. He was a highly regarded historian of medicine before studying clinical medicine at Cambridge. Junior medical jobs followed in Cambridge, London and Oxford, before he completed his specialist training in neurology in the North-West of England. He spent twelve months as a clinical research fellow with Professor Peter Goadsby and Dr Holger Kaube of the Headache Group at the Institute of Neurology in London. He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh.
His interests include the diagnosis and management of chronic migraine, facial pain, visual snow and secondary headaches associated with systemic disorders, as well as the historical, social and cultural aspects of headache disorders. He has made presentations on these subjects at recent meetings of the International Headache Society, the European Headache Federation, the Migraine Trust International Symposium, and the Association of British Neurologists. He actively promotes the importance of headache disorders through social media such as Twitter (@weatherallmw), and more traditional media platforms.