Bert B. Vargas, M.D.

Location

Languages

English
  • Headache physiology and pathogenesis
  • New and emerging acute and prophylactic treatments for migraine
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Post traumatic headache in military personnel
  • Community outreach and education on headache and stroke
  • Acute stroke care and management
  1. 2008
    FellowHeadache Fellowship, Neurology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2007
    Resident - NeurologyNew York University
  3. 2000
    Internship - Internal MedicineGood Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix
  4. 1999
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  5. 1995
    BS - Molecular and Cellular BiologyUniversity of Arizona, Tucson

Awards and honors

  1. 2013
    Above and Beyond Award for Significant ServiceAmerican Headache Society
  2. 2013
    Emerging Leaders ForumAmerican Academy of Neurology
  3. 2013
    Outstanding Course DirectorMayo School of Continuous Professional Development for Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2012
    Highest Scoring Presenter2012 Western States Health-e Connection Summit and Trade Show
  5. 2012
    Telepresence for Remote Concussion Evaluation in SportsConnect Design Enable (CoDE), Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  6. 2007
    American Headache Society/Merck US Human Health Scholarship AwardScottsdale Headache Symposium
  7. 2007
    Presented testimony in support of the "Heroes at Home" Act on behalf of Senator Hillary Clinton ensuring care to veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuriesAmerican Academy of Neurology
  8. 2006
    Scholarship RecipientAmerican Headache Society, Scottsdale Headache Symposium
  9. 2006
    Minority Scholars Program Award RecipientAmerican Neurological Association
  10. 2006
    Scholarship Recipient - The Essentials of Pain Management: Principles and PracticeAmerican Pain Society
  11. 2006
    Scholarship Recipient - 3rd Annual Headache Research SummitNational Headache Foundation
  12. 2004
    CDCF Grant for the production of a video on the neurologic examination for teaching purposesOffice of the Provost - New York University
  13. 2000
    Aerial Achievement Medal eligible - Flew 16 combat support missions in support of Operation Northern WatchUnited States Air Force
  14. 2000
    Air Medal eligible - Flew 9 combat missions in support of Operation Enduring FreedomUnited States Air Force
  15. 1999
    House Staff Special Recognition Award for "Commitment to Excellence"Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  16. 1999
    Department of Family and Community Medicine - Community Scholar AwardUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  17. 1996
    Student DelegateArizona Academy of Family Physicians Annual Caucus
  18. 1995
    Health Professions Scholarship ProgramUnited States Air Force
  19. 1995
    Final grade of Honors earned in Biochemistry, Neurology, Subspecialty Surgery, Clinical Pharmacology, Psychiatry (clinical honors)University of Arizona College of Medicine
  20. 1995
    Class RepresentativeUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine
  21. 1995
    Data Collection Committee for LCME AccreditationUniversity of Arizona College of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberEmerging Leaders Forum Workgroup, American Academy of Neurology
  2. 2015 - present
    MemberMeeting Management Committee, American Academy of Neurology
  3. 2015 - present
    Treasurer ElectHeadache Cooperative of the Pacific
  4. 2014 - present
    MemberMembership Engagement Committee Member (MEC), American Academy of Neurology
  5. 2014 - present
    ChairmanDigital Strategy Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
  6. 2014 - present
    AmbassadorSocial Media, American Academy of Neurology
  7. 2014 - 2016
    ChairPosttraumatic Headache Special Interest Section, American Headache Society
  8. 2014 - present
    MemberAdvisory Board, American Migraine Foundation, American Headache Society
  9. 2014 - present
    Assistant DirectorMayo Comprehensive Concussion Program, Department of Neurology
  10. 2014 - present
    Member at LargeBoard of Directors, American Headache Society
  11. 2013 - present
    MemberSports Medicine Advisory Committee, Arizona Interscholastic Association
  12. 2013 - present
    FellowAmerican Headache Society
  13. 2013 - present
    MemberArizona Concussion Coalition
  14. 2013 - present
    Member at LargeBoard of Directors, Headache Cooperative of the Pacific
  15. 2012
    Co-ChairGranada, Spain, 15th World Congress of Pain Clinicians
  16. 2012 - present
    MemberEthics Committee, American Headache Society
  17. 2012
    MemberPlanning Committee, Mayo Clinic Symposium on Concussion in Sport
  18. 2012 - present
    MemberInternal Advisory Board, Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media
  19. 2012 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, American Headache Society
  20. 2012 - present
    MemberSports Neurology Section, American Academy of Neurology
  21. 2012 - present
    MemberNeurohospitalist Section, American Academy of Neurology
  22. 2012 - present
    MemberStroke Section, American Academy of Neurology
  23. 2012 - present
    MemberPost-Traumatic Headache Section, American Headache Society
  24. 2012 - present
    MemberHeadache Cooperative of the Pacific
  25. 2011
    Chairman53rd Annual Scientific Meeting Oral Poster Presentation Session, American Headache Society
  26. 2010 - 2014
    ChairElectronic Media Committee, American Headache Society
  27. 2010 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Department of Neurology
  28. 2010 - present
    MemberNeuroscience Discipline Oriented Group (DOG), Department of Neurology
  29. 2010 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Neurology
  30. 2006 - present
    MemberInternational Headache Society
  31. 2006 - present
    MemberAmerican Headache Society
  32. 1997 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  33.  
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
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