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FPRS - Disparities

Cheryl Stucky, PhD (Co-chair)

University of Wisconsin

Cheryl Stucky PhD, studies peripheral pain mechanisms in acute and chronic pain conditions including inflammatory pain, neuropathic pain, sickle cell disease and Fabry's disease.
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Roger Fillingim, PhD (Co-Chair)

University of Florida

Roger Fillingim, PhD, investigates biopsychosocial contributors to individual differences in pain, including sex differences, racial & ethnic disparities, age-related influences and their interactions with both genetic and psychosocial factors.
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Manney Carrington Reid, MD, PhD

Weill Cornell Medical College

M. Cary Reid, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Reid’s research is directed towards improving the management of pain among older persons.
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Lindsey L. Cohen, PhD

Georgia State University

Lindsey Cohen, PhD, is a professor of psychology who conducts behavioral research in the assessment and treatment of children’s acute and chronic pain.
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Kalpna Gupta, PhD

University of Minnesota

Kalpna Gupta, PhD, studies pain in sickle cell disease from the molecular level onwards to identify targets at the intersection of the sickle cell disease process and pain, to develop novel therapies including pharmacological and integrative approaches.
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Adam T. Hirsh, PhD

Purdue University

Adam Hirsh, PhD, is a clinical health psychologist who studies pain judgments and clinical decision-making in both patients and providers.
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Ann Horgas, PhD, RN

University of Florida

Ann Horgas, PhD, RN is an expert in pain and aging, particularly the assessment and management of pain in persons with dementia.
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James Jackson, PhD

University of Michigan

James Jackson, PhD, conducts research focused on racial and ethnic factors associated with physical and mental health statuses.
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Karen Spirl (assistant to Dr. Jackson)

Knox Todd, MD, MPH

University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Knox Todd, MD, MPH, is an emergency physician who has conducted research in the areas of pain, palliative care, oncologic emergencies and health disparities.
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Lisa Begg, PhD (non-voting member)

NIH Pain Consortium

Richard Ricciardi, MD (non-voting member)

AHRQ representative to IPRCC

Cheryse Sankar, PhD (non-voting member)


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