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NIH Workshop on Nonpharmacologic Management of Back Pain Speakers

Speakers

A. Vania Apkarian, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Department of Physiology
Chicago, Illinois

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
Director
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland

Gert Bronfort, D.C., Ph.D.
Vice President of Research
Research Professor
Northwestern Health Sciences University
Bloomington, Minnesota

Daniel C. Cherkin, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Group Health Center for Health Studies
Seattle Washington

Roger Chou, M.D.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Richard Deyo, M.D., M.P.H.
Kaiser Permanente Professor of Evidence-Based Family Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Andrea Furlan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Associate Scientist, Institute for Work and Health
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
Program Officer
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland

Judith A. Turner, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

NIH Steering Committee Members

Josephine Briggs, M.D., chair
Director
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Robert H. Carter, M.D.
Deputy Director
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Wen Chen, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging

Richard Denisco, M.D., M.P.H.
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Basil Eldadah, M.D., Ph.D.
Geriatrics & Clinical Gerontology Program
National Institute on Aging

Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
Program Officer, Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Jack Killen, M.D.
Deputy Director
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

John W. Kusiak, Ph.D.
Director, Molecular & Cellular Neuroscience Program
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

Richard Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Senior Advisor for Scientific Coordination and Outreach
Acting Director, Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Linda Porter, Ph.D.
Program Director, Extramural Research Program
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Nancy L. Shinowara, Ph.D.
Health Science Administrator
National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Discussants

Timothy Carey, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine and Social Medicine, School of Medicine
Director, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

C. Richard Chapman, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Pain Research Center
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Julie Fritz, P.T., Ph.D., ATC
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
College of Health
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Naomi Lynn Gerber, M.D.
Professor
Director, Center for Study of Chronic Illness and Disability
Department of Global and Community Health
College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

Mitchell Haas, D.C., M.A.
Professor & Dean of Research
Western States Chiropractic College
Portland, Oregon

Sharon Henry, P.T., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont

William Marras, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Integrated Systems Engineering
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Debra K. Weiner, M.D. Division of Geriatric Medicine University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Workshop Description

Agenda