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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