Speakers

Learn about AAPM Annual Meeting speakers, who are experts in the pain medicine field from around the country, below, and view a full list of the planning committee and faculty disclosures.

David A. Fishbain, MD--Miller School of Medicine

David A. Fishbain, MDMiller School of Medicine

Dr. David Fishbain is the author of 2 papers on opioid tapering. During his professional career he has tapered over 3000 chronic pain patients from various drugs. Dr. Fishbain is the author of numerous papers on suicide risk in chronic pain patients.

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Suicidality and Chronic Pain: Research/Risk Factors and Monitoring/Evaluation/Treatment in the Context of Opioid Tapering (211)

Title
Professor, Psychiatry/Anesthesiology/Neurological surgery
City/State
Miami, FL
Diane M. Flynn, MD MPH--Madigan Army Medical Center

Diane M. Flynn, MD MPHMadigan Army Medical Center

Dr. Diane Flynn participates in clinical care, primary care outreach and outcomes research in a DoD interdisciplinary pain management center in support of the Army Comprehensive Pain Management Plan. She is also involved in the AAPM Annual Meeting Program Committee.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Primary Care Pain Management Advisor
City/State
Dupont, WA
Elizabeth Gaffron, MOTR/L--Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Elizabeth Gaffron, MOTR/LShirley Ryan AbilityLab

Elizabeth Gaffron, MOTR/L is an occupational therapist for the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Center for Pain management. She has worked with an interdisciplinary treatment team over the last 8 years, providing services to both adult and pediatric clients who are living with a diagnosis of chronic, persistent pain. Elizabeth has presented nationally and internationally on treatment interventions for pain management. Previously, Elizabeth worked in the areas of psychology, social work, and clinical massage therapy.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Occupational Therapist, Allied Health
City/State
Chicago, IL
Arun Ganesh, MD--Duke University

Arun Ganesh, MDDuke University

Dr. Arun Ganesh practices outpatient chronic pain management, inpatient acute pain management, and general anesthesiology. His academic interests focus on perioperative pain optimization, specifically for patients on chronic opioid therapy. Dr. Ganesh is currently staff a Perioperative Pain Clinic at Duke, where the practice optimizes pain control before and after surgery for select patients.

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Extending the Perioperative Surgical Home: Interdisciplinary Strategies to Optimize Perioperative Pain Management (311)

Title
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
City/State
Durham, NC
Halena Gazelka, MD--Mayo Clinic

Halena Gazelka, MDMayo Clinic

Dr. Halena Gazelka is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she received her MD degree. She then completed her Anesthesiology residency in 2010, followed by Pain Medicine Fellowship and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, all at Mayo Clinic Rochester. She currently works as a consultant in Pain and Palliative Medicine and serves as one of the Mayo Clinic Hospice Medical Directors. Dr. Gazelka serves as the Chair of the Mayo Clinic Opioid Stewardship Program, as Director of the Mayo Clinic Inpatient Pain Medicine Service, and on the Mayo Midwest Ethics Committee, and on the committees of numerous national pain medicine organizations.Dr Gazelka serves on the AAPM Ethics Council and the Opoid Advisory Committee.

Kimberly George, RN--Sedgwick, Inc.

Kimberly George, RNSedgwick, Inc.

Ms. George is a senior vice president, corporate development, M&A, healthcare at Sedgwick. In this new position, Kimberly will explore and work to improve Sedgwick’s understanding of how health care reform affects its business models and product and service offerings. Kimberly previously served as Sedgwick’s managed care practice lead. She joined Sedgwick in 2001 overseeing integrated disability medical programs and later case management services.

Prior to joining Sedgwick, Kimberly worked as a consultant within the 24-hour health and integrated disability management arena. She also held a leadership position with a large national managed care organization’s case management division. Her career has focused on creating health and productivity programs for employers, impacting quality and cost of risk. Kimberly has been a registered nurse for 20 years. Although she began her career as a neuro-trauma nurse, she quickly transitioned to the insurance and benefits arena. Her experience in the cost containment field spans nearly 20 years. Kimberly’s roles in the property and casualty field include product development, national telephonic case management and utilization review oversight, and integrated disability management as well as her previous position with Sedgwick as managed care practice lead. Her insurance background includes workers' compensation, short- and long-term disability, auto, liability, professional liability, longshore and total absence management.

Kimberly is an excellent presenter and a frequent speaker at national conferences and events. She is often featured in industry journals and publications and is a highly regarded authority in the managed care and workers’ compensation arena.

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Opening Session and Award Presentation (101)

Title
SVP, Corporate Development, M&A, and Healthcare
City/State
Chicago, IL
Melissa Geraghty, PsyD--Rago & Associates

Melissa Geraghty, PsyDRago & Associates

Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D. works at Rago & Associates, a private practice located in Naperville, Illinois. Her primary specialties include: chronic pain, chronic illness, physical disabilities, and eating disorders. She is a national speaker and author, presenting workshops around the country (and around the world online) to help better educate healthcare professionals and the public on chronic pain. Dr. Geraghty is the recipient of the 2016 Hero of Hope Award from the International Pain Foundation (iPain). She is also the 2015 recipient of the Midwest Pain Society's Clinical Excellence Award. Dr. Geraghty had the honor of being a faculty member in 2015 at PAINWeek: The National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners. Dr. Geraghty is an iPain Healthcare Advisory Board Member, a GG Chronic Pain Foundation Advisory Board Member, a 2016 iPain Featurette, and was a participant in the U.S. Pain Foundation's 2017 INvisible Project: Migraine Edition. Dr. Geraghty's professional Facebook (@MindfulMomentsByDrG) and Twitter (@MindfulDrG) allow her to spread awareness on physical and psychological difficulties, as well as post information on mindfulness. Dr. Geraghty lives with chronic pain and multiple physical disabilities.

Amitabh Gulati, MD--Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Amitabh Gulati, MDMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Amitabh Gulati is a board certified pain medicine specialist at a major cancer center in the US. He has over 10 years experience treating patients in the field of cancer pain medicine.

Jennifer Hah, MD MS--Stanford University

Jennifer Hah, MD MSStanford University

Dr. Jennifer Hah is an anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. She is currently an Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine at Stanford University. After completion of her anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship, she simultaneously completed a postdoctoral research fellowship and obtained her Master's degree in Clinical Epidemiology. Her research interests span the intersection of mood, pain, and medication use. Specifically, she is interested in researching novel interventions to reduce persistent postsurgical opioid use and minimize the risks of opioid misuse after surgery. Her NIH-funded research explores the connection between depression and opioid use after surgery and novel psychotherapeutic interventions to help taper opioids after surgery.

Steven R. Hanling, MD--Augusta University Health System

Steven R. Hanling, MDAugusta University Health System

Dr. Steven Hanling received his BA in Computer Science from La Salle University where he was a member of the rowing team and was commissioned through the University of Pennsylvania NROTC program in 1990. He then spent 7 years as an active duty Naval Intelligence Officer deployed initially on board the USS Ranger to the Middle East and Somalia, then to Panama as part of an anti-drug operation and to an undisclosed mission in Southeast Asia. He than led a targeting division at the Atlantic Intelligence Command in Norfolk, VA until attending medical school. He obtained his M.D. from the Uniformed Services of the Health Sciences in 2001, entered an internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) and was selected as “Intern of the Year”. He next started an Anesthesiology residency program at the same institution and was selected for a Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship at the Washington Hospital Center in D.C. After serving as an inaugural member of the NMCP cardiothoracic faculty and standing up an Acute Pain Service at NMCP he was selected for fellowship training in Pain Medicine at NMCP. Within two years of completing his Pain Medicine fellowship, he successful orchestrated the development the Navy's first multidisciplinary training program for Pain Medicine at located at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. While stationed at NMCSD, he served as the wounded warrior pain representative and initiated and led a weekly multi-disciplinary pain management meeting, developed peri-operative amputation anesthesia guidelines, created Addiction, Diversion, Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) guidelines and pioneered the use of ultrasound guided peripheral nerve stimulation implantations. To further advance the science of anesthesia, he created a culture of academic rigor and grew the anesthesia department’s research efforts, resulting in millions of dollars of research funding, a fourfold increase in research staff and multiple peered reviewed articles, book chapters and presentations on topics ranging from anesthesia, pain management to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

He was selected as Specialty Advisor to the Navy Surgeon General (2013), providing worldwide leadership of pain medicine community, personnel (Anesthesia, Neurology, PM&R, Psychiatry) management and related GME for Navy Medicine. Appointed Navy leader of the Defense and Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management (2013) responsible for deployment of innovative pain care strategies to support combat wounded. Appointed as Program Manager for the Navy Comprehensive Pain Management Program, directing conception, development and establishment of a Navy Medicine-wide pain care network based on deployment of multidisciplinary pain care manpower assets supported by integrated sub-projects in telehealth, curriculum development and training; complementary and alternative medicine prescription medication misuse program and policy dissemination; buttressed by comprehensive metrics (2011-2013). As Navy Medicine West (NMW) Pain Program Lead (2014) responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a collaborative, continuous, population-based stepped care model of pain management within NMW supporting 675,000 beneficiaries. Responsible for inception, execution and oversight of Navy Medicine’s first comprehensive interdisciplinary pain care program, pursuing CARF recognition as well as adoption of integrated practice care policies involving both acute and chronic pain. Continuing pursuit of enhanced pain outcomes resulted in award of $1.5 million congressionally directed research grant using information technology to support enhanced pain outcomes – PASTOR PLUS (FY13-15). Supporting VA/DoD Joint Pain Education Program as the Navy lead for the Executive Committee and the DoD Chairman for Curriculum Development. Proven leader in education, research and clinical leadership able to provide direction, program development and oversight of comprehensive multidisciplinary programs as well as direct clinical support. Nationally requested speaker on topics ranging from integrative and complimentary medicine to local anesthetic toxicity. Anesthesia volunteer for multiple medical missions to Mexico and recently returned from Pacific Partnership onboard USNS Mercy. Currently intent on supporting the development of patient and family center collaborative, value focused Integrative Care Services in support of peri-operative care and acute / chronic pain patient populations, aligned to support emerging integrated practice principles, optimizing both population health and healthcare expenditures.

Dr. Hanling retired from the DoD and is now Exec. Vice Chair Clinical Ops & Director Pain Services, in the department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Augusta University Health System, in Augusta, GA.

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CDC Guideline: Where Do We Stand? Advocating for Physicians and Their Patients in Pain (304)

 

 

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Executive Vice Chair Clinical Ops. and Director of Pain Medicine
City/State
Augusta, GA
R. Norman Harden, MD--Northwestern University

R. Norman Harden, MDNorthwestern University

Dr. Harden served as Assistant Professor in Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Medical Director of the Pain and Rehabilitation Program at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1989 through 1994, and founded the Headache Program and the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy programs there. He is now a Professor Emeritus of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University. Dr. Harden is the past Editor in Chief of the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and is a Senior Editor of Pain Medicine, and Pain Practice and serves on the editorial board of many other journals.

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Basic, Translational, and Clinical Perspectives on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) (201)

Title
Professor Emeritus, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
City/State
Chicago, IL
Michael D. Harris, PhD--Pacific Rehabilitation Centers

Michael D. Harris, PhDPacific Rehabilitation Centers

Dr. Michael Harris received his Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Psychology from the University of Idaho and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. He has been a Licensed Psychologist since 1983. Dr. Harris’ experience, research, training and lecturing covers a varied range within Behavior Medicine and has an emphasis on interdisciplinary treatments of individuals with chronic pain and other disabling biopsychosocial conditions. He joined the Pacific Rehabilitation Centers interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation staff in 1991 as a psychologist and is currently the Chief Operations Officer, Clinical Director, and Director of Outcomes. He also serves as an officer on the Pacific Rehabilitation Centers Board of Directors. Dr. Harris is an Advisor to the Western Washington COHE Alliance of Western Washington, serves as the secretary of the Washington Pain Interest Consortium, has served on numerous workers’ compensation committees and is a member of many national and international pain, health and psychology associations. Presentations and lectures during the past decade have focused on assisting health care groups and payers maximize the benefits of coordinated interdisciplinary behavioral health interventions in reducing disability and enhancing wellness.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Clinical Director/COO
City/State
Seattle, WA
Patrice A. Harris, MD MA--American Medical Association

Patrice A. Harris, MD MAAmerican Medical Association

Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, has diverse experience as a private practicing physician, public health administrator, patient advocate and medical society lobbyist. She was elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees (BOT) in June 2011.

Active in organized medicine her entire career, Dr. Harris has served on the board of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and was an APA delegate to the AMA. She has also been a member of the governing council of the AMA Women Physicians Congress, testified before and served on AMA reference committees, and has served on AMA work groups on health information technology, SGR and private contracting. The AMA-BOT appointed her to the AMA Council on Legislation in 2003, and she was elected by the council in 2010 to serve as its chair.

Dr. Harris has held many leadership positions at the state level as well, including serving on the board and as president of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and on the Medical Association of Georgia’s Council on Legislation, its Committee on Constitution and Bylaws, and its Membership Task Force. She was also the founding president of the Georgia Psychiatry Political Action Committee. In 2001 Dr. Harris was selected Psychiatrist of the Year by the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association. In 2007 she was inducted into the West Virginia University Academy of Distinguished Alumni.

Governing themes in Dr. Harris’ professional life are a passion to improve the lives of children and service to others. Starting with medical school at West Virginia University, followed by a psychiatry residency and child psychiatry and forensics fellowships at Emory, and then as the Barton senior policy fellow at the Emory University School of Law, she has worked for children both clinically and in the advocacy arena. At Emory she addressed public policy for abused and neglected children before the Georgia legislature and in public education programs. Dr. Harris has also given invited lectures and presentations on children’s mental health, childhood trauma, integration of health services, health equity, and the intersection of athletics and health.

As past director of Health Services for Fulton County, Ga., which includes Atlanta, Dr. Harris was the county’s chief health officer, overseeing all county health-related programs and functions, including a wide range of public safety, behavioral health, and primary care treatment and prevention services. She spearheaded the county’s efforts to integrate public health, behavioral health and primary care services. Dr. Harris also served as medical director for the Fulton County Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

Currently, Dr. Harris continues in private practice and consults with both public and private organizations on health service delivery and emerging trends in practice and health policy. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

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CDC Guideline: Where Do We Stand? Advocating for Physicians and Their Patients in Pain (304)

Title
Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force
City/State
Chicago, IL
W. Michael Hooten, MD--Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

W. Michael Hooten, MDMayo Clinic College of Medicine

Dr. Michael Hooten is a pain medicine specialist with a particular interest in unintended prolonged opioid use, mitigating the risks of suicide during opioid tapering, and the use of ketamine infusions for chronic pain symdromes. He serves on the AAPM Annual Meeting Program Committee.

Sharon H. Hsu, PhD--Swedish Medical Center

Sharon H. Hsu, PhDSwedish Medical Center

Dr. Sharon Hsu is specialized in Rehabilitation Psychology with a focus on chronic pain treatment. She completed my internship and postdoctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology at the Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington. Currently, she is a member of an interdisciplinary team that provides comprehensive treatment for chronic pain at the Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Hsu is experienced in assessing chronic pain and co-occurring conditions such as Somatic Symptom Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Her approaches include Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Clinical Hypnosis. She enjoys working closely with patients and family members to provide education and brief psychotherapy to strengthen patients' support system.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Clinical Pain Psychologist
City/State
Seattle, WA
Tracy Hull, MD--Cleveland Clinic

Tracy Hull, MDCleveland Clinic

Dr. Tracy Hull received her MD degree from The Ohio State University in 1986. Her surgical residency was done at SUNY Syracuse, New York from 1986-1991 and fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 1991-1992. Dr. Hull has authored, or co-authored on over 150 peer reviewed articles and over 60 book chapters and been the editor on two text books covering colon and rectal surgery. She is interested in methods to help patients deal with postoperative pain and became involved in the implementation of the ERAS program that she will be speaking about. This program has improved her facility's ability to manage patient expectations and reduce narcotic pain use postoperatively.

Kristen Huntley, PhD--NIH/NIDA

Kristen Huntley, PhDNIH/NIDA

Kristen Huntley, Ph.D., is a Health Scientist Administrator at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Center for Clinical Trials Network (CCTN) where she oversees research studying the effectiveness and implementation of interventions for the treatment of substance use disorders in multi-site, nationwide studies that enroll large samples of diverse participants in general medical settings and community-based treatment programs. During her tenure at NIH, Dr. Huntley has served as a Scientific Review Officer at NIDA and as a Program Director at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) where she administered a portfolio of pain management research grants and led efforts to build collaborations with other federal agencies to encourage research on the use of integrative health approaches and models of care for pain management in military and veteran populations. Prior to working at NIH, Dr. Huntley was on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, a project director at a research and consulting firm, and has worked in a variety of healthcare settings. Dr. Huntley has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and has over 20 years of experience in academic, research, and clinical settings.

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Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Pain and Opioid Use Disorder (313)

Title
Health Scientist Administrator
City/State
Bethesda, MD
Robert W. Hurley, MD PhD--Wake Forest University/Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Robert W. Hurley, MD PhDWake Forest University/Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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.

Marcos Iglesias, MD MMM--Broadspire

Marcos Iglesias, MD MMMBroadspire

Dr. Carlos Iglesias is a seasoned physician executive and national speaker with over 25 years of experience in workers' compensation and disability treatment, evaluation and insurance leadership. His professional interests include the prevention and mitigation of delayed recovery and disability. His passion for helping workers live active, productive and fulfilling lives has led him to develop innovative comprehensive disability management solutions that focus on early identification of risk factors and appropriate early interventions to return workers to preinjury function. He serves as Broadspire's Chief Medical Officer. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Chief Medical Officer
City/State
Sunrise, FL
Paul J. Jannetto, PhD--Mayo Clinic

Paul J. Jannetto, PhDMayo Clinic

Dr. Paul Janetto is a Consultant at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) where he serves as the Co-Director for the Clinical Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Clinical and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory and the Metals Laboratory. He is board-certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry and American Society for Clinical Pathology. His clinical and scientific interests are centered on laboratory testing for pain management and just recently co-chaired the Laboratory Medicine Practice Guideline on Using Clinical Laboratory Tests to Monitor Drug Therapy in Pain Management Patients co-sponsored by AACC and AAPM.

Ted Jones, PhD--Pain Consultants of East Tennessee

Ted Jones, PhDPain Consultants of East Tennessee

Dr. Ted Jones is a psychologist with 30+ years clinical experience and have been working exclusively in the pain field for 17 years. He is in a private medical practice that treats chronic pain in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Jones have published numerous studies on opioid risk assessment and authored the Brief Risk Questionnaire (BRQ) and the Brief Risk Interview (BRI). He has published one study on the use of virtual reality for chronic pain and have another article under review.

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Virtual Reality Has Now Come Online for Chronic Pain (204)

Title
Clinical Psychologist
City/State
Knoxville, TN
Benjamin Keizer, PhD--Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center

Benjamin Keizer, PhDCenter for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center

Dr. Benjamin Keizer works for the Army Medical Department as a Rehabilitation Psychologist at the Center for the Intrepid (CFI), Fort Sam Houston, Texas. As one of the premier outpatient rehabilitation centers for the Department of Defense, the CFI provides advanced, interdisciplinary care for military service members who sustained serious injuries (e.g.,amputation, limb-salvage, multi-trauma, major surgery). He earned his doctorate at the University of Louisville in Counseling Psychology before completing a two year post-doctoral fellowship in Health Psychology (Chronic Pain specialization) at Brooke Army Medical Center.

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Ketamine for Pain, Depression, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): What Do We Know? (206)

Title
Clinical Psychologist
City/State
San Antonio, TX
Heather Kroll, MD--Rehabilitation Institute of Washington

Heather Kroll, MDRehabilitation Institute of Washington

Dr. Heather Kroll works in multidisicplinary pain management, running a multidisiciplinary program - and has cared for patients with chronic pain for the last 20 years.

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Medical Director
City/State
Seattle, WA
Felix Laevsky, MS--Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Felix Laevsky, MSShirley Ryan AbilityLab

Felix Laevsky has been working as a Biofeedback therapist at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab (formerly Rehabilitation institute of Chicago) since 2005. With co-authors he completed several studies on Biofeedback and Relaxation self-efficacy. The posters from these studies have been accepted and presented at Annual Scientific Meetings of APS, MPS, AAPM and AAPM&R, six abstracts of posters were published. Two of this group's posters were the winners of poster competitions at Midwest Pain Scientific Meetings in 2009 (first place) and in 2014 (third place).

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Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Pain-Based Care (001)

Title
Biofeedback Therapist, Pain Management Center
City/State
Chicago, IL
Loralie J. Langman, PhD--Mayo Clinic

Loralie J. Langman, PhDMayo Clinic

Dr. Lorelie Langman completed her PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta Canada. She completed her Clinical Chemistry training at the University of Toronto, specializing in Forensic Toxicology and Molecular Genetics. She is certified with the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and is the first individual to have achieved Diplomat status with the American Board of Clinical Chemistry in all three disciplines- Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, and Toxicological Chemistry). She is also a Fellow with the American Board of Forensic Toxicology. Dr. Langman is a member of and serves on committees for several professional organizations including: The Society of Forensic Toxicologists, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists, The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, the Academy of the AACC (formerly NACB) where she is their current President, the International Federation Of Clinical Chemistry And Laboratory Medicine. She is the President of The International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology. She is currently the Director of the Clinical and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory, Clinical Mass Spectroscopy Laboratory, and a Consultant for the Personal Genomics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN and Professor of Laboratory Medicine an Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine She has over 60 peer reviewed publications and over 125 abstracts/presentations at National and International meetings. She has authored 20 book chapters and co-authored 5 books.

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Urine, Oral Fluid, or Serum? Interpretation of Interactive Case Studies Using Point of Care (POC) and Laboratory-Based Tests (302)

Title
Director, Clinical and Forensic Toxicology Laboratory
City/State
Rochester, MN
Michael S. Leong, MD--Stanford Pain Management Center

Michael S. Leong, MDStanford Pain Management Center

Dr. Michael S. Leong is a specialist in pain medicine with clinical foci on intrathecal analgesia, neuromodulation and advocacy/legislative issues. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at University of California, Davis and at Stanford University, where he also completed his fellowship in pain medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He has worked in academics, private practice, and in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Leong is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Stanford University, the former Clinic Chief of the pain management clinic, and is a native of Vancouver, Canada.

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Multidisciplinary Care Model and Contemporary Strategies for Intrathecal Drug Delivery (203)

Title
Clinical Associate Professor
City/State
Redwood City, CA