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.
This 47-page eBook provides an overview of complementary health approaches for pain, including acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, spinal manipulation, yoga, and more.
Robert Kerns, Ph.D., gave an overview of the Collaboratory for staffers from the offices of Senator Richard Blumenthal (CT-D) and Senator Christopher Murphy (CT-D). Dr. Kerns highlighted the importance of the PMC in implementing research in integrated, learning health systems.
AAPM 2020 Innovation & Technology in Pain Medicine The AAPM Annual Meeting is the must-attend meeting of the year for clinicians treating patients in pain, making it the perfect venue to disseminate important information to the entire field. The Academy is now accepting educational session proposals for possible presentation in National Harbor, MD, February 26-March […]
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (DEADLINE HAS PASSED) “Evaluating Implementation and Effectiveness of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches in the VA and Military Healthcare Systems”
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 […]
Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM) special supplement (May 2018) features state-of-the-art updates on non-pharmacological approaches to chronic musculoskeletal pain management.
Robert Kerns, PhD, spoke with JAMA about the creation of the Pain Management Collaboratory and its goals for this multi-agency initiative.
Robert D. Kerns, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, of Neurology and of Psychology, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) of the National Institutes of Health.
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.