Q&A with Dr. Robert Kerns

Bob Kerns, PhD, talks with the NIH Pain Consortium about the NIH-DoD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory (PMC) and the unique opportunities presented by the Collaboratory’s 11 pragmatic clinical trials studying nonpharmacological approaches to chronic pain.

A Medical Care Special Issue on CIH

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE HAS PASSED) “Evaluating Implementation and Effectiveness of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches in the VA and Military Healthcare Systems”

National Pain Newsletter (March 2019)

The National Pain NewsletterMarch 2019 brings the third edition of the National Pain Newsletter.  In it, Dr. Friedhelm Sandbrink, VHA National Program Director for Pain Management discusses the need to assure access and quality of pain care services, and the research that is going into it.  Drs. Lauren Hollrah, PsyD and Aram Mardian, MD aim […]

JAMA Medical News & Perspectives

Robert Kerns, PhD, spoke with JAMA about the creation of the Pain Management Collaboratory and its goals for this multi-agency initiative.

NIH launches HEAL Initiative

Building on extensive, well-established NIH research, the initiative is a trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis.