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Speaker: Anesthesiologist Daniel B. Carr, MD, MA
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
A leader in pain medicine and has written extensively on the change in American health care and how they might alter pain management.
"The Millitary Experience with Pain Management: Are Complementary & Integrative Practices No Longer 'Alternative'?" - Eric Bradley Schoomaker, MD, PhD, FACP
Our Twenty-Seventh Annual Lecture - Heather Tick, MA, MD, CCFRP,CAFCI, DipAAPM, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology of Pain Medicine, UW Scool of Medicine, Seattle, Washington: "Chronic Pain: Moving Towards an Integrative Model"
Our Twenty-Sixth Annual Lecture - Joyce A. DeLeo, PhD, Chair of Pharmacology & Toxicology, and Professor of Anesthesiology & Toxicology; Director of Academic Partnerships, SYNERGY Dartmouth Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA: "Role of CNS Glia and Infiltrating Immune Cells in Pain: Lessons Learned from the Lab and Clinic"
Our Twenty-Fifth Annual Lecture - Ian Gilron, MD, MSC, FRCPC, Director of Clinical Pain Research; Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine and Pharmacology & Toxicology, Kingston General Hospital and Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada: "Combination Pharmacotherapy for the Management of Pain"
Our Twenty-Fourth Annual Lecture - Jeffrey Mogil, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychology, and E.P. Taylor Professor of Pain Studies, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada: "The Development of Animal Models of Common Pain Pathologies: Why and How"
Our Twenty-Third Annual Lecture - James L. Henry, PhD, Scientific Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care; Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and of Anesthesia, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: "Animal Modeling: the Crossroads of Physiology and Clinical Pain"
This year’s lecture was presented on July 19, 2007. The lecturer was Dr Robert H Dworkin, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York. The topic of his lecture was "Shingles and its Persistence: A Belt of Roses from Hell"
Dr Linda Watkins, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder - "Listening' and 'Talking' to Neurons: Clinical Implications of Immune and Glial Regulation of Pain".
Dr Patrick Mantayh, Professor, Department of Preventive Sciences
Gerry Gebhart, Professor of Pharmacology at University of Iowa
Dr Catherine Bushnell, PhD - How Pain Manifests Itself in the Brain
Marshal Devor, PhD - "Neural Mechanisms of Pain in Neuropathy"
Allan I. Basbaum, PhD - "The Neurochemistry of Acute and Persistent Pain"
Ronald Dubner, DDS, PhD, USA - "Solving the Puzzle of Persistent Pain"
David Morris, PhD, USA - "Reinventing Pain"
Clifford J. Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD, MRCP, USA - "Central Sensitization and Pain"
Ira Byock, MD, USA - "Dying Well: Reframing and Reclaiming Life's End"
Maria Fitzgerald, MD, England - "Transient Sensory Connections in the Developing Spinal Cord - or What a Neonate Feels"
Gordon Waddell, MD, Scotland - "Contemporary Management of Low Back Pain"
John C. Liebeskind, PhD, USA - "Pain Can Kill"
Dennis Turk, PhD, USA - " Cognitive Factors in Chronic Pain: Psychological, Physiological and Behavioral Effects"
Gary J. Bennett, PhD, USA - "Pathogenic Mechanisms of Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: Evidence from an Experimental Model"
Mitchell B. Max, MD, USA - "Clinical Trials in Neuropathic Pain"
Kathleen Foley, MD, USA - "Controversies in the Management of Cancer Pain"
Howard L. Fields, MD, PhD, USA
Ulf Lindblom, MD, Sweden - "Neuropathic and Musculoskeletal Pain: Mechanisms and Diagnostic Criteria"
Patrick D. Wall, MD, England - "Why Some Pains Resist Treatment"
Ron Melzack, PhD, Canada - " The Challenge of Pain"