Charles E. Inturrisi, Professor of Pharmacology, WCMC has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education. The Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health has requested that the IOM address the current state of the science with respect to pain research, care and education; and explore approaches to advance the field. This IOM committee was mandated by a provision of the National Pain Care Policy Act incorporated into the health care reform bill. The committee will meet in both public and private sessions over the next 6 months, with a final report due to Congress in July 2011. Dr. Inturrisi is the Immediate Past President of the American Pain Society.
Mar 22, 2018