Speakers

Learn about speakers who are presenting during the 2020 AAPM Annual Meeting. 

Meredith C. Adams, MD MS FASA -- Wake Forest

Meredith C. Adams, MD MS FASA Wake Forest

Dr. Adams is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Wake Forest Health and is board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Clinical Informatics. She is currently funded by the NIH National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (K08) to study opioid response phenotypes for people with low back pain. Dr. Adams is a member of Dr. Jim Eisenach's Pain Mechanisms Lab at Wake Forest. Dr. Adams teaches and practices clinical pain medicine at Wake Forest Health.

Meredith J. Barad, MD--Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Meredith J. Barad, MDStanford Hospital and Clinics

Dr. Meredith Barad grew up in Denver, CO. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin summa cum laude in 1998 and graduated from Stanford University Medical School in 2003. She completed her internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, CA, and then went on to a neurology residency at Stanford University. After residency, Dr. Barad was the first neurologist to be admitted to the pain fellowship at Stanford. She is board certified in headache and pain. Currently, Meredith is a clinical associate professor of anesthesia, (pain management) and neurology and neurological sciences. She is also the co-director of the Facial Pain Program at Stanford, and the associate division chief of pain education and associate program director of the pain fellowship. At the AAPM. She is the current chair of the Headache and Orofacial Pain Medicine SIG and invites all members interested in these issues to join the SIG!

Events

Headache Rapid-Fire: Headache Management Pearls for the Pain Provider

The Headache Toolkit: Treating (and Teaching) Headache for Non-Neurologists

Title
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia (Pain Management) and Neurology & Neurological Sciences
City/State
Redwood City, CA
Robert Bolash, MD -- Cleveland Clinic

Robert Bolash, MD Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Robert Bolash is an assistant professor of anesthesiology in the departments of pain management and evidence-based pain research at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and trained in interventional pain management at the Cleveland Clinic. He is a Fulbright Scholar and is board certified in pain management and anesthesiology.

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Poster Research Highlights #1

Title
Assistant Professor
City/State
Cleveland, OH
Staja Q. Booker, PhD RN -- The University of Florida

Staja Q. Booker, PhD RN The University of Florida

Dr. Booker is a nurse scientist, with a passion for understanding pain in aging ethnic minorities and the movement-related changes imposed by chronic joint pain that threaten function and overall well-being. Recent work contributes new knowledge on osteoarthritis pain in older African Americans. Three themes characterize Dr. Booker's work: comprehensive understanding of factors and the experience of osteoarthritis and movement-evoked pain, the development and use of self-management interventions to reduce the burden of joint pain, and the application of smart technologies to measure pain and deliver interventions. Significant contributions include developing the first nursing clinical practice recommendations and a model for pain assessment and pain measurement in older African Americans. An engaged scientist, she has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, research abstracts, and scientific presentations. Dr. Booker has received several awards which denotes her strengths and applicability of her research to practice.

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Innovative Approaches to Providing Quality Pain Care to Under-Served Populations

Title
Assistant Professor
City/State
Gainesville, FL
Daniel Bruns, PhD -- Health Psychology Associates

Daniel Bruns, PhD Health Psychology Associates

Dr. Bruns received his PsyD from the University of Northern Colorado and specializes in the psychological assessment and treatment of patients with chronic pain. In addition to his practice, he is a senior clinical instructor for the University of Colorado Occupational Medicine Program, and a physician educator for the state of Colorado. Dr. Bruns has been involved in development of about 20 guidelines related to pain and injury, is currently co-chair of the ACOEM “MDGuidelines” medical treatment guidelines, and is a past co-chair of the Colorado Medical Treatment Guidelines. He is the coauthor of numerous research articles and book chapters about the assessment and treatment of patients with injuries or chronic pain, and was the principle investigator in a 15-year-long longitudinal study of 29 million injured patients which tested the benefits of the biopsychosocial model.

Chester C. Buckenmaier III, MD -- Uniformed Services University - DVCIPM

Chester C. Buckenmaier III, MD Uniformed Services University - DVCIPM

Dr. Buckenmaier is the program director and principal investigator for the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (DVCIPM) under the Department of Military Emergency Medicine. He is program director emeritus of the National Capital Consortium’s Regional Anesthesia Fellowship Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), professor in anesthesiology at the USU, and a diplomat with the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Arnold I. Caplan, PhD -- Case Western Reserve University

Arnold I. Caplan, PhD Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Caplan is professor of biology and director of the Skeletal Research Center at Case Western Reserve University who received his PhD from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Caplan is a national and international scholar focusing on experimentation in the area of musculoskeletal and skin development. He has published over 450 papers and manuscripts and has long been supported by the NIH and other non- and for-profit agencies for his efforts in trying to understand the development, maturation and aging of cartilage, bone, skin and other mesenchymal tissues and for his pioneering research on mesenchymal stem cells.

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The Promise and Reality of Regenerative Medicine in Pain Management

Title
Professor
City/State
Cleveland, OH
Jianguo Cheng, MD PhD -- Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Jianguo Cheng, MD PhD Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. Cheng is professor of anesthesiology and director of the Cleveland Clinic Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship Program; immediate past president of AAPM; immediate past chair of the U.S. Section of World Institute of Pain; member of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Pain Management Inter-Agency Task Force to identify gaps and make recommendations in best practice to Congress; member of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Expert Work Group to develop, specify, and maintain clinical quality measures; member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Countering the Opioid Epidemic; played active leadership roles in the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA), American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and American Academy of Regenerative Medicine (AARM); served as associate editor of Pain Practice, senior editor and section editor of Pain Physician.

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The Promise and Reality of Regenerative Medicine in Pain Management

Title
Professor & Program Director
City/State
Cleveland, OH
May L. Chin, MD -- George Washington University Medical Center

May L. Chin, MD George Washington University Medical Center

Dr. Chin is professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC. She is co-director of the GW Spine and Pain Center and director of the pain medicine resident rotation and medical student clerkship at the George Washington University Medical Center and School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Her current interests include innovative pharmacological approaches as well as interventional and neuromodulatory techniques for the management of chronic and neuropathic pain. Dr. Chin served on the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Pain Medicine Committee and on the American Medical Association advisory board for the development of continuing medical education series on pain management.

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Neuropathic Pain: Pharmacological Trends and Interventional Techniques in Challenging Patients

Title
Co-Director, GW Spine and Pain Center; Professor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
City/State
Washington, DC
Steven P. Cohen, MD -- Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Steven P. Cohen, MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Steven P. Cohen obtained his medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, completed an anesthesiology residency at Columbia University, and a pain management fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Currently, he is Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is also Director of the Blaustein Pain Treatment Center, Medical Education and Quality Assurance for the Pain Management Division at Johns Hopkins, and Director of Pain Research at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Dr. Cohen has been very active in teaching and pain research in recent years, having published over 250 peer-reviewed articles, reviews and book chapters in the past 15 years. Among his major contributions are the development of an FDA-approved technique for treating sacroiliac joint pain (lateral branch radiofrequency denervation), inventing the intravenous ketamine test to help guide treatment in patients with chronic pain, and performing the first studies evaluating the epidural administration of biological agents for pain. These articles have been featured in some of the top general medical journals including “Lancet”, “CMAJ”, “BMJ”, “Annals of Internal Medicine” and “JAMA-Internal Medicine”. His research has been the subject of articles in the Science Section of the New York Times on 4 separate occasions. He has been the first author on the “Pain” chapter in the last 2 editions of “Cecil Textbook of Medicine”, and was listed in 2014 as one of the top 10 experts in the world for back pain based on quantitative analysis of publications.

In addition to his academic work, Dr. Cohen is a retired Colonel in the U.S. Army, and was deployed 4 times in support of operations in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. He also serves as the Reserve Liaison to the Pain Management Consultants to the U.S. Army and Navy Surgeons General. Dr. Cohen has previously presented data on pain management in service members to the U.S. Congress, FDA and General Officers. His research was instrumental in the passage of the 2008 Military Pain Care Act, and he served as an inaugural member of the U.S. Army Medical Advisory Board. His previous awards include the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine John J. Bonica Award, ASIPP Public Service Award, Donlin M. Long Pain Award, Michael J. Cousins Award Lecture, American Academy of Pain Medicine Founder’s Award, the Order of Military Medical Merit, and the Legion of Merit.

Luana Colloca, MD PhD MS -- University of Maryland Baltimore

Luana Colloca, MD PhD MS University of Maryland Baltimore

Dr. Colloca is an associate professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Nursing and School of Medicine. She is an exceptional young scientist, an inspiring and caring mentor, and an NIH-funded principal investigator who has established an outstanding program of independent research on pain. Her research explores endogenous mechanisms of pain modulation in humans, with a specific interest in placebo analgesia. In these areas, Dr. Colloca has conducted several ground-breaking studies that have advanced scientific understanding of the neurobiological bases of endogenous systems for pain modulation in humans. As a result, she has developed an international reputation as a leading scientist for advancing knowledge of the neurobiological mechanisms of placebo effects with an integrative approach including psychopharmacological, neurobiological, and behavioral approaches.

Edward C. Covington, MD -- Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Edward C. Covington, MD Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Dr. Covington is an emeritus staff at Cleveland Clinic. He was trained in psychiatry at Mayo Clinic. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in psychiatry with added qualifications in pain management and addiction medicine. He is also certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine. He worked in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic, where he founded the Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program in 1979 and developed a hospital pain consultation service. In 2008 he founded the Neurological Center for Pain. Dr. Covington is an AAPM past president and has chaired the AAPM Opioid Advisory Committee since 2013. He continues to lecture and serves as a consultant for Cleveland Clinic, focused on creating opioid guidelines and educational programs for providers, patients, and families.He is member of the editorial review board of Pain Medicine and an ad hoc reviewer for Pain, The Journal of Pain, and the Clinical Journal of Pain. He served on the FDA’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee. He lectures nationally and internationally on subjects related to chronic pain.

Beth D. Darnall, PhD -- Stanford University School of Medicine

Beth D. Darnall, PhD Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Darnall is associate professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine. She is affiliated faculty of the Stanford Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and is faculty (by courtesy) in psychiatry and behavioral sciences. She is chief science officer at AppliedVR, a digital health therapeutics company. Dr. Darnall is a pain scientist and principal investigator for NIH and PCORI-funded clinical trials that broadly investigate the benefit of behavioral medicine and self-management strategies to manage acute and chronic pain and reduce need for prescription opioids.

Timothy C. Dawson, MD -- VA Puget Sound HCS and UW School of Medicine

Timothy C. Dawson, MD VA Puget Sound HCS and UW School of Medicine

Dr. Dawson is the chief of anesthesia and pain medicine at VA Puget Sound Health Care System and serves and clinical professor of anesthesia and pain medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He directs the VISN 20 Functional Restoration Center and the VISN TelePain Program.

Timothy R. Deer, MD -- Center for Pain Relief, Inc.

Timothy R. Deer, MD Center for Pain Relief, Inc.

Dr. Deer is the president and CEO of The Spine and Nerve Centers of the Virginias and the Center for Pain Relief, Inc. He is also a clinical professor of anesthesiology at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Deer has been a leader in the field of interventional techniques and neuromodulation for more than two decades. His rich research career has included many pivotal studies to achieve FDA approval, and many “first in man” approved devices. Dr. Deer has provided cadaver based training to over 1000 physicians in novel methods of pain relief without the need for opioids. His work has led to more than 100 peer reviewed publications, several book chapters, and full text books. His text books have included comprehensive guidance on pain, implantable devices, and his current project Deer’s Illustrated Guide to the Treatment of Pain has become a text for many of those doing implantable therapies.

Felix E. Diehn, MD -- Mayo Clinic

Felix E. Diehn, MD Mayo Clinic

Dr. Diehn is a consultant and associate professor in radiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1998 with an AB in biochemical sciences. He received his MD from Mayo Medical School in 2003, including a one-year appointment as a Howard Hughes Research Scholar at the National Institutes of Health. He completed a transitional internship at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in 2004. Dr. Diehn returned to Mayo for radiology residency, as well as a neuroradiology fellowship as a Mayo Clinic Scholar. He received his diagnostic radiology board certification in 2008, and his certificate of added qualification in neuroradiology in 2010.

Tina L. Doshi, MD MHS -- Johns Hopkins University

Tina L. Doshi, MD MHS Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Doshi is an assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology and critical care medicine, division of pain medicine, at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore in Maryland. Dr. Doshi attended Duke University School of Medicine and completed her internship and residency in anesthesiology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, where she served as chief resident from 2014-2015. She completed a clinical fellowship in pain medicine at Johns Hopkins in 2016. She holds a Master's in clinical investigation from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr. Doshi has been involved in a number of clinical trials for the treatment of neuropathic pain, with a particular interest in craniofacial pain and developing precision pain medicine approaches for pain treatment.

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Do We Still Need Placebo Studies?

Title
Assistant Professor
City/State
Baltimore, MD
David A. Edwards, MD PhD -- Vanderbilt University Medical Center

David A. Edwards, MD PhD Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Dr. Edwards is chief of the division of pain medicine at Vanderbilt. His approach to the treatment of pain and the opioid epidemic is to use the best evidence where available and to assist in the generation of evidence where it is not. Dr. Edwards collaborates with Dr. Ranapurwala on the epidemiology of the opioid epidemic as measured through big data at Vanderbilt, UNC, and Duke as well as the departments of health of each state. The effect of state laws on prescribing and opioid-related deaths is an outcome of interest in their research.

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Cutting Through the Hype: Marijuana and CBD Oil for Pain

Title
Chief, Division of Pain Medicine
City/State
Nashville, TN
Mark E. Epstein, DVM CVPP -- Totalbond Veterinary Hospitals PC

Mark E. Epstein, DVM CVPP Totalbond Veterinary Hospitals PC

Dr. Epstein is medical director and senior partner at TotalBond Veterinary Hospitals PC, a small group of AAHA-accredited practices in Charlotte, NC area; diplomate of American Board of Veterinary Practices (Canine/Feline specialist); certified veterinary pain practitioner (CVPP) from International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management; and past-president of both ABVP and IVAPM. He is co-author of the 2015 American Animal Hospital Association/American Association Feline Practitioners Pain Management Guidelines. He is a speaker and author of various review articles.

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Pain Management in Special Populations

Title
Medical Director
City/State
Gastonia, NC
Alexander Feoktistov, MD PhD -- Diamond Headache Clinic

Alexander Feoktistov, MD PhD Diamond Headache Clinic

Dr. Feoktistov is a director of clinical research at the world-renowned Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago and he serves as the president of the American Interventional Headache Society. He is a board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also board certified in headache medicine by United Council of Neurological Subspecialties and is a diplomat of American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Feoktistov graduated in 1998 summa cum laude and has a Doctor of Medicine degree from Moscow Medical Academy—the oldest and most prestigious medical school in Russian Federation. In 2000, he completed his residency in neurology at the department of neurology of Moscow Medical Academy and subsequently underwent further specialization in psychotherapy and Eriksonian hypnosis. In 2002, Doctor Feoktistov received a PhD in neurology at the department of neurology at the Moscow Medical Academy. His dissertation was devoted to the problems of medication overuse headaches. As a result of his research, he received a Presidential Award for Academic Excellence and Clinical Research from the President of Russian Federation.

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Headache Rapid-Fire: Headache Management Pearls for the Pain Provider

Title
Director of Clinical Research
City/State
Glenview, IL
Juliet Gaisey, MD -- Johns Hopkins

Juliet Gaisey, MD Johns Hopkins

Dr. Gaisey is a physical medicine and rehabilitation resident interested in pain medicine. She has a research background in biomedical engineering, orthopedics, and clinical gait analysis. She is attending her first AAPM Annual Meeting, and is looking forward to getting more involved. Dr. Gaisey is excited to use her experience and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment to share our clinical outcomes at this conference.

Rollin M. Gallagher, MD MPH -- Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Rollin M. Gallagher, MD MPH Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Dr. Gallagher, editor-in-chief, Pain Medicine, recently retired as national director for pain management for the Veterans Health Administration, co-chair of the pain management workgroup for the DoD-VA Health Executive Council, and clinical professor of psychiatry and anesthesiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He is an emeritus investigator, Center for Health Equities Research and Promotion (CHERP) at the VA in Philadelphia, and he continues to participate in various research and national policy projects related to pain management such as chair, subcommittee 1, of the HHS's Pain Management Best Practices Task Force. An early academic career in psychiatry/family practice/behavioral medicine at Dartmouth and Vermont focused on leading NIMH-funded biopsychosocial medicine education programs, developing multi-disciplinary behavioral medicine and pain programs, and roles as a residency director and an education dean.

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How to Get Your Research Published

Title
Emeritus Investigator
City/State
New York, NY
Halena M. Gazelka, MD -- Mayo Clinic

Halena M. Gazelka, MD Mayo Clinic

Dr. Gazelka attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, then completed an anesthesiology residency and both pain and palliative medicine fellowships at the Mayo clinic in Rochester, MN. She practices medical and interventional pain management, serving as the director of Mayo clinic inpatient pain services. Dr. Gazelka has chaired the MC Opioid Stewardship Program since its inception in 2016, and is a national expert on the US opioid crisis and responses to it. Further, Dr. Gazelka has served on the Mayo Ethics Subcommittee, teaches in the medical school and serves on the multiple committees with national pain organizations. She was appointed to the federal HHS Pain Management Task Force in 2018 by the current Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mr Alex Azar. She testified on pain management and the opioid epidemic before the US Senate HELP committee, by invitation of Chair Lamar Alexander in February 2019.

Robert W. Gereau, PhD -- Washington University Pain Center

Robert W. Gereau, PhD Washington University Pain Center

Dr. Gereau received a BS in biology from Missouri State University, and a PhD in neuroscience from Emory University. Dr. Gereau is a researcher interested in determining mechanisms that underlie the development of chronic pain conditions. His lab utilizes a combination of behavioral studies, patch clamp electrophysiology, optogenetics, in vivo imaging, molecular and genetic approaches to understand the signaling pathways, cells and circuits involved in nervous system plasticity that underlies pain sensitization. The lab mission is to identify novel approaches to reverse this maladaptive plasticity to provide new therapeutic strategies to reduce pain and its impact on patient quality of life. Work in the lab also includes clinical science aimed at translating findings from the lab into new or improved therapies for patients with pain.

Vitaly Gordin, MD -- Penn State University-College of Medicine

Vitaly Gordin, MD Penn State University-College of Medicine

Dr. Gordin graduated from medical school in Riga, Latvia, former U.S.S.R. Prior to coming to the U.S., he worked as an anesthesiologist in his native country. He completed anesthesia residency and fellowship in pain management at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Gordin is a professor of anesthesiology at the department of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is chief of the Chronic Pain Division and Medical Director of the Pain Clinic there. Dr. Godin’s clinical interests include comprehensive evaluation and treatment of patients with various pain conditions. In his practice Dr. Gordin is utilizing a broad range of interventional pain management procedures including implantable devices.

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Pain and Addiction: Which Came First?

Title
Director, Pain Division
City/State
Hershey, PA
Yun Guan, MD PhD -- The Johns Hopkins University

Yun Guan, MD PhD The Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Guan is a professor in the department of anesthesiology and department of neurological surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also serves as the director of pain research core and director of pain neuromodulation research at the Johns Hopkins University. The long-term goal of his research is to elucidate the spinal and peripheral neuronal mechanisms of chronic pain and develop better strategies and novel targets for the treatment of chronic pain. Major areas of research include mechanistic study of neurostimulation for pain treatment, developing novel analgesics for chronic pain, and new strategies to improve peripheral opioid analgesia. Dr. Guan has been leading an internationally recognized pain research group that has been funded by the NIH and industry. We have been successful in garnering substantial NIH and industry support.

Amitabh Gulati, MD -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Amitabh Gulati, MD Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Gulati is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician currently practicing in New York City. He is an associate professor and director of chronic pain, specializing in interventional cancer pain management at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, completed his anesthesiology residency at Emory University School of Medicine, and obtained his pain management fellowship diploma from Weill Cornell School of Medicine in 2007. Furthermore, Dr. Gulati completed his acupuncture certification at the Helms Medical Institute in 2007, and is licensed to practice in the state of New York. He is currently the program director of the Weill Cornell pain management fellowship in New York City. He regularly gives lectures and teaches at workshops on topics involving ultrasound guided pain procedures, interventional procedures in cancer pain management, and neuromodulation techniques for oncologic pain.

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Emerging Applications for Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Subacute and Chronic Pain Syndromes

Title
Director of Chronic Pain
City/State
New York, NY
Elizabeth B. Habermann, PhD MPH -- Mayo Clinic

Elizabeth B. Habermann, PhD MPH Mayo Clinic

Dr. Habermann is a professor of health services research at the Mayo Clinic with a specific focus in surgical care. As the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Scientific Director for Surgical Outcomes Research, she leads teams that utilize both institutional and national data to study the quality and outcomes of surgical care. Over the past few years, Dr. Habermann has been studying opioid prescribing at discharge from surgery, resulting in the development and implementation of evidence-based, specialty-specific, procedure-specific opioid prescribing guidelines that have demonstrably impacted patient care. Within Mayo Clinic, she serves as the chair of the acute prescribing subgroup within the Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program Oversight Group, and she has participated nationally on the National Quality Forum's Opioid Stewardship Action Team and the CDC Opioid Prescribing Estimates Workgroup.

Katie Hadlandsmyth, PhD -- University of Iowa

Katie Hadlandsmyth, PhD University of Iowa

Dr. Hadlandsmyth is a clinical psychologist specializing in pain. She is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine in the department of anesthesia. She completed her clinical fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic's Neurological Center for pain and her research postdoctoral work at the University of Iowa. Her current research focuses on psychological aspects of persistent postsurgical pain and designing behavioral interventions tailored to specific subsets of patients with pain. Dr. Hadlandsmyth also works clinically with patients who have chronic pain.

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Innovative Approaches to Providing Quality Pain Care to Under-Served Populations

Title
Assistant Professor
City/State
Iowa City, IA
Jennifer Hah, MD MS -- Stanford University

Jennifer Hah, MD MS Stanford University

Dr. Hah is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. Currently, she is an assistant professor in the Division of pain medicine, department of anesthesiology, perioperative, and pain medicine. Her research interests focus on the link between mental health, pain, and pain medication use. She is an NIH-funded researcher focusing on interventions to limit the development of persistent post-surgical pain and opioid use after surgery. As the director of the Stanford Pelvic Pain Program, her clinical focus is on the management of various pelvic pain conditions including bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis, endometriosis, pelvic floor myalgia, and peripheral nerve entrapments. Through collaboration with the Stanford Pelvic Health Center, Dr. Hah cares for patients with complex chronic pelvic pain conditions as part of an interdisciplinary team including urologists, gynecologists, colorectal surgeons, gastroenterologists, pelvic physical therapists, and pain psychologists.

Brian Hainline, MD -- National Collegiate Athletic Association

Brian Hainline, MD National Collegiate Athletic Association

Dr. Hainline is chief medical officer of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) where he oversees the NCAA Sport Science Institute, a national center of excellence whose mission is to promote and develop safety, excellence, and wellness in college student-athletes, and to foster life-long physical and mental development. The NCAA Sport Science Institute works collaboratively with member institutions and centers of excellence across the United States and works in partnership with the Department of Defense for the NCAA-DoD Grand Alliance—the largest and most comprehensive concussion study in history. For over 30 years, Dr. Hainline has been actively involved in sports medicine, including serving as chief medical officer of the US Open Tennis Championships and the United States Tennis Association. He is co-author of Drugs and the Athlete and played a pivotal role in the rollout of drug testing and education worldwide. Dr. Hainline is co-editor of the recently published medical book Sports Neurology, which provides an in-depth, academic overview of concussion and repetitive head impact exposure as well as the interplay of the nervous system and sport. Dr. Hainline is clinical professor of neurology at New York University School of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Pain Management in Special Populations

Title
Chief Medical Officer
City/State
Indianapolis, IN