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, in honor of their great contributions to our field.

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

Howard Fields, MD, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Neurology and Physiology and Director of the Wheeler Center for the Neurobiology of Addiction [...]

Eric J. Grigsby, MD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation Founder, CEO of The SpectrumCare Group: Napa Pain Institute, Spine and Pain Center of [...]

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 [...]