Dr. Robert Hurley carried out research examining neurochemical, neuroanatomical and neuropharmacological mechanisms of nociceptive, inflammatory and neuropathic pain focusing on supraspinal regions and nuclei. He began a post-doctoral fellowship pursuing research examining the site of the pain generator and central sensitization in post-amputation pain in the nervous system using quantitative sensory testing. Dr. Hurley has extensive clinical experience with elderly patients with acute, sub-chronic and persistent pain. As the Executive Director of the WFBMC Comprehensive Pain Program, he provides pain management in patients with acute, sub-chronic and persistent debilitating pain as well as oversee the Health System approach to pain diagnosis, management and education.
- Professor, Anesthesiology
- Winston Salem, NC