About the Legacy Lecture

Howard Fields speaking at Napa Pain

The Legacy Lecture was established in 2015 and is delivered annually at the Napa Pain Conference by the seminal thinkers, researchers, and clinicians in pain and neuroscience.

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 [...]

Elliot S. Krames, MD

Recipient of the 2017 Legacy Lecture Elliot S. Krames, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist who has been practicing pain medicine solely since [...]

Howard L. Fields, MD, PhD

Founder, UCSF Pain Management Center Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Physiology, UCSF Center for Integrative Neuroscience Howard L. Fields, MD, PhD  is [...]

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA

Founder, CEO of Neurovations: Napa Pain Institute, Spine and Pain Center of Kauai, N3 Laboratories, Redwood Pain Institute, Neurovations Clinical Research, and [...]

Tony L. Yaksh, PhD

Professor: Anesthesiology and Pharmacology Director: Anesthesiology Research Laboratory Editor in Chief:  Frontiers Journal of Pain Research University of California, San Diego Tony [...]

Michael Stanton-Hicks, MBBS, Dr.Med.(Düs), FFARCS (FRCA), FCAI (HON), ABPM, FIPP

Consultant, Department of Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic Executive Editor, Pain Practice Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England Fellow, Royal College of [...]

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 [...]