28th Napa Pain Conference

Agenda

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Day 1

7:00

No CME

Registration Desk Opens
Location: COPIA Main Entrance

7:45

No CME

Welcome

9:00

9th Annual Lindahl Lecture
Telomere Maintenance: Chronic Pain in the Context of Premature Aging
Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD  2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; Professor Emerita, Biochemistry and Biophysic, UCSF

9:45

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

10:15

Intrathecal Drug Delivery in the Era of Nanomedicine
Rachael W. Sirianni, PhD  Associate Professor; Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Research, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School

11:00

CRISPR-Based Epigenome Editing and the Potential to Treat Intervertebral Disc Pathologies: Cytokine Receptors, Cell Survival, and DRG Innervation
Robby D. Bowles, PhD  Research Director, Back Pain & Engineered Therapeutics Laboratory, University of Utah

11:45

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

In-person Attendee Lunch [Location: Exhibit Hall Mezzanine]

12:30

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation & Scrambler Therapy for Pain Management
Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA  Associate Professor, Division of Pain Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1:15

Primary Headache, Including Sphenopalatine Ganglion Modulation
Samer Narouze, MD, PhD  Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine, Western Reserve Hospital; 2021 President, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA); Founder, American Interventional Headache Society (AIHS)

2:00

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

2:30

Opioid & Anesthesia Influence on Cancer Survivorship
Monika Patel, MD  Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Management, University of Florida Health

3:15

Pain as a Barometer of Population Health: The Sociology of Chronic Pain
Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, PhD Associate Professor of Sociology, University at Buffalo, SUNY

4:00

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

4:30

Closing

Day 2

7:00

No CME

Registration Desk Opens
Location: COPIA West Entrance

7:45

No CME

Welcome

8:00

7th Annual Legacy Lecture
The “Socio-Psycho-Biological Model”: The need  to flip the system
Daniel B. Carr, MD, FABPM  Professor Emeritus of Public Health and Community Medicine; ​Program Director and Founder, MS in Pain, Research Education & Policy Program, Tufts University School of Medicine

9:00

Modern Realities of Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Carol A. Warfield, MD  Edward Lowenstein Distinguished Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

This session will only be available live (in-person and online)

9:45

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

10:15

A Review of Spine Neuromodulation Therapies: Indications, Efficacy, and What (if any) influence SCS has upon the tapering of opioids
Richard W. Rosenquist, MD  Chairman, Department of Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic

11:00

Transforming Personalized Patient Care Through Neuromodulation
Kathleen W. Meacham, MD, PhD  Assistant Professor, Division of Pain Management; Research Faculty in the Gereau Lab, Washington University School of Medicine

11:45

No CME

Symposium Presentation: The Science, the Outcomes, and Real-world Experience with DTM™️ Therapies

12:30

Pain & the Brain: How Pain Alters the Brain, and How Perception Shapes Pain
A. Vania Apkarian, PhD  Director Center for Translational Pain Research; Director Center of Excellence for Chronic Pain and Drug Abuse Research; Professor of Physiology, Anesthesia, PM&R, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

1:15

Imaging & Interventions
Scott G. Pritzlaff, MD  Program Director, Pain Management Fellowship, UC Davis Health

2:00

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

2:30

Uncommon Treatments for the Most Common Pain Complaint
Ellen W.K. Rosenquist, MD  Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Center for Spine Health and Pain Management

3:15

The Next Wave of Pain Therapies: Resources, Wraparound Services, and Next Steps
W. Michael Hooten, MD   Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, Mayo Clinic; 2021 President, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM)

4:00

No CME

Questions and Answers Forum

5:15

No CME

Conference Closing

Faculty

Keynote 2016

Daniel B. Carr, MD, FABPM

Professor Emeritus of Public Health and Community Medicine; ​Program Director and Founder, MS in Pain, Research Education & Policy Program, Tufts University [...]

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD

Nobel Laureate Professor Emerita, Biochemistry and Biophysics , 9th Annual Lindahl Lecture The science of cells that never gets old Throughout her [...]

Faculty 2021

Scott Pritzlaff, MD, CIPS, FIPP

Program Director, Pain Management Fellowship, UC Davis Health Scott G. Pritzlaff, MD  is an interventional pain specialist at University of California, Davis. [...]

Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, PhD

Associate Professor of Sociology, University at Buffalo, SUNY Hanna Grol-Prokopczyk, PhD  is a medical sociologist and demographer. Her current research focuses on [...]

Ellen W.K. Rosenquist, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, The Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University Center for Spine Health and Pain [...]

Rachael W. Sirianni, PhD

Associate Professor; Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Research, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, McGovern Medical School Rachael W. Sirianni, PhD earned her doctorate in [...]

Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, Division of Pain Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Paul J. Christo, MD, MBA  served as Director of the [...]

Kathleen W. Meacham, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University Kathleen W. Meacham, MD, PhD earned her BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon [...]

Samer Narouze, MD, PhD

Chairman of the Center for Pain Medicine, Western Reserve Hospital 2021- 2022 President, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) [...]

Daniel B. Carr, MD, FABPM

Professor Emeritus of Public Health and Community Medicine; ​Program Director and Founder, MS in Pain, Research Education & Policy Program, Tufts University [...]

W. Michael Hooten, MD

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Medicine, Mayo Clinic 2021-2022 President, American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) W. Michael Hooten, MD, a [...]

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD

Nobel Laureate Professor Emerita, Biochemistry and Biophysics , 9th Annual Lindahl Lecture The science of cells that never gets old Throughout her [...]

Monika Patel, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pain Management, University of Florida Health Monika Patel, MD is fellowship-trained in pain medicine from the [...]

Robby D. Bowles, PhD

Research Director, Back Pain & Engineered Therapeutics Laboratory; Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics; University of Utah [...]

Richard W. Rosenquist, MD

Chairman, Department of Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic Past-President, American Society of Regional Anesthesia (ASRA) Past Chair, ASA Committee on Pain Medicine Past [...]

David J. Copenhaver, MD

Division Chief, Pain Medicine, UC Davis Health Director, Cancer Pain Management & Supportive Care, UC Davis Health Associate Clinical Professor, Department of [...]

A. Vania Apkarian, PhD

Director Center for Translational Pain Research Director Center of Excellence for Chronic Pain and Drug Abuse Research Professor of Physiology, Anesthesia, PM&R [...]

Steven Richeimer, MD

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Director, Norris Cancer Hospital Pain Management Steven Richeimer, MD [...]

Sten Lindahl, MD, PhD, FRCA

Chair Emeritus of the Nobel Committee in Physiology or Medicine Professor Emeritus Karolinska Institutet Director of Research Development, Hamad Medical Corporation/Qatar University, [...]

Carol A. Warfield, MD

Edward Lowenstein Distinguished Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center [...]