Principal Investigators for the Pain/Opioid CORE are: Alicia Heapy, PhD, Associate Director of HSR&D’s Pain Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center; William Becker, MD, associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine and a physician researcher at VA Connecticut Healthcare System and PRIME; and Erin Krebs, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School, chief of general internal medicine at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System, and an investigator with HSR&D’s Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research (CCDOR).
Alicia Heapy, PhD
William Becker, MD
Erin Krebs, MD, MPH
About the CORE
The Pain/Opioid CORE strives to enhance collaboration and accelerate health services research related to pain (especially nondrug interventions for chronic pain), opioid prescribing, and opioid use disorder. Together with our partners, the Pain/Opioid CORE promotes efforts to move research findings into wider use.
The Pain/Opioid CORE maintains a website and, within VA, an intranet site (VA network access only). See previous e-newsletters or subscribe here.
Email the Pain/Opioid CORE team at PainOpioidCORE@va.gov.