EAST
August 3 - 5, 2017
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Orlando, Florida

 

WEST
November 17 - 19, 2017
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, California

 

Faculty and Planning Committee

CHAIR

Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA+
Associate Professor
Division of Pain Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
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Click here for video of PCPC Chair Dr Paul Christo discussing lower back pain.

2017 Faculty

David E. J. Bazzo, MD+
Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Director
Fitness for Duty, UC San Diego, PACE Program
Co-Director
Primary Care Core Clerkship
University of California San Diego School of Medicine
San Diego, California
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Allan J. Belzberg MD, FRCSC
The George J Heuer Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
Director: Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Co-Director: Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, Maryland
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Jason M. Beneciuk, DPT, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Brooks Rehabilitation – College of Public Health & Health Professions (University of Florida) Research Collaboration
Jacksonville, Florida
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Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA+
Associate Professor
Division of Pain Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
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David Copenhaver, MD, MPH*
Assistant Professor
Director
UC Davis Cancer Pain Management and Supportive Care
UC Davis Division of Pain Medicine
Sacramento, CA
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Howard A. Heit, MD, FACP, FASAM
Assistant Clinical Professor
Georgetown University
Washington, DC
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Chris Herndon, PharmD
Professor and Director
NHI Center of Excellence in Pain Education at SIUE
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois
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Louis Kuritzky, MD+
Clinical Assistant Professor Emeritus
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
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Robert M. McCarron, DO
Specialty Psychiatry and Internal Medicine
Professor and Vice Chair  
Education and Integrated Care
Residency Program Director
Co-Director
UCI / UC Davis Train New Trainers Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Orange, California
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Michael Rabovsky, MD**
Department Chair
Family Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
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Edwin Salsitz, MD
Medical Director
Office-Based Opioid Therapy
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
New York, New York
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Michelle Sexton, ND
Medical Research Director
Center for the Study of Cannabis and Social Party
San Diego, California
Bio coming soon

David J. Tauben, MD, FACP+
Chief of Pain Medicine
Hughes M. & Katherine G. Black Endowed Professor
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain
University of Washington Medicine
Seattle, Washington
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Mark Steven Wallace, MD
Pain Management Specialist
Chair, Division of Pain Medicine
UC San Diego Health
San Diego, California
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David A. Williams, PhD
Professor
Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry & Psychology
Associate Director
Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Wendy L. Wright, MS, RN, APRN, FNP, FAANP +
Owner and Family Nurse Practitioner
Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, PLLC
Bedford, New Hampshire
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+Indicates planning committee member

** Planning Committee only

 

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