HealthyWomen Chronic Pain Summit Presentations

HealthyWomen Chronic Pain Summit Presentations

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Welcome Remarks by Beth Battaglino, RN


Sex, Pain and Death by Jeffrey Mogil, PhD

Session 1: Research Advances and Innovations in Treatments by Roger Fillingim, PhD, Gregory Dussor, PhD, Srinivasa Raja, MD and Julie Pilitsis, MD, PhD

Session 2: Management and Prevention Strategies by Michael T. Smith, MA, PhD, Marie Hoeger Bement, MPT, PhD, Yvonne D’Arcy, MS, APRN-C, CNS, FAANP and Lindsay Weitzel, PhD

Session 3: Barriers and Challenges in Pain Treatment and Management by Bob Twillman, PhD, Mary Driscoll, PhD, Shruti Kulkarni, JD and Jaime M. Sanders

Pain Research in the HEAL Era: Enhancing Impact by Considering Sex as a Biological Variable by David Thomas

Finding Your Voice by Penney Cowan, Jenni Grover, John Garrett, Cynthia Toussaint and Shoshana Lipson

Bias Against Women in the Treatment of Pain by Diane E. Hoffmann, JD

Racial and Ethnic Disparities, Lived Pain Experiences, Stigma by Carmen Green, MD

Session 4: Efforts to Address Barriers in Chronic Pain Treatment by Cynthia Touissant, Kim Templeton, MD, Elizabeth Ann Stringer, PhD and Peter Pitts

Session 5: Bring About Change Through Policy by Alicia Richmond Scott, MSW, Ellen Blackwell, MSW and Cindy Steinberg

Pain, Resilience and How We Feel by Kate Nicholson, JD

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