pain research

PMC Coordinating Center extends its appreciation to the authors for the impactful research into the the effects of the COVID-19 on non-pharmacological pain management trials in military and veteran healthcare settings.  Research done by Amanda Midboe, et al, informs multiple areas of implications.

The HSR&D/QUERI National Meeting is planned as an in-person meeting for October 2022.

Time:  11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET Spotlight on Pain Management Speakers:  Sara Edmond, PhD; Mark Relyea, PhD Description:  Abstract: The Pain Services Evaluation Program is a partnership between the Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation at VA Connecticut Healthcare System and the Pain Management, Opioid Safety, and PDMP (PMOP) Office. …

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The third paper in the three-part series on addressing racism in pain research, the authors advocate for a shared commitment toward an antiracism framework in pain research. They identify community partnerships, diversification of research environments, and changes to dissemination practices.

This second paper in a 3-part series on antiracism in pain research across the translational spectrum focuses on study design factors.

Part one of these three-part series on addressing racism in pain research offers historical and theoretical background, as well as proposed shifts in language and practices in pain research frameworks, to promote the incorporation of antiracism research practices.

In surveys of patients with chronic pain, pain intensity is described as a critically important dimension of the pain experience and a crucial target of pain treatments (Turk et al., 2008). Moreover, panels of pain experts have suggested that “For most clinical trials of chronic pain treatments, a measure of pain intensity will provide the primary outcome measure.”

Event Description The US Association for the Study of Pain will hold its 2022 Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, from May 18-21, 2022. Learn More:

Time:  12:00 PM to 1:00 PM ET Topic:  Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES): A Technology-Assisted Intervention for Pain Speaker:  Alicia Heapy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine; Associate Director of the Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, which is part of the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System; …

NIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture: Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES): A Technology-Assisted Intervention for Pain Read More »

Diana Burgess, PhD is a social psychologist and Core Investigator of Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research and Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Burgess’ areas of research include public health communication about chronic pain and nonpharmacological treatments for chronic pain, with a focus on pain and pain care from the perspectives of women and African Americans. Currently the principle investigator of the PMC LAMP Trial (LINK to TRIAL), Burgess sat down with the PMC to talk about her research.