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Director's Letter by David Atkins, MD, MPH, Director, HSR&D
Chronification of Pain and the Science of Pain Management
by Rollin M. Gallagher, MD, MPH, National Director for Pain Management, Veterans Health Administration
Meeting the Challenge of Chronic Pain as a
Public Health Problem
by Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH, HSR&D Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes
Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Robert D. Kerns, PhD, HSR&D Pain
Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities and Education (PRIME) Center,
West Haven, Connecticut
Opioids and Dual Healthcare System Use
by Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH, HSR&D Center for Health Equity Research and
Promotion, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Opioid Safety and Challenges Related to
by William C. Becker, MD, Brenda T. Fenton, PhD, and Robert D. Kerns, PhD,
HSR&D Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities & Education (PRIME)
Center of Innovation, West Haven, Connecticut
A VA Priority: Complementary and Integrative
Health Approaches to Addressing Pain by Stephanie L. Taylor, PhD, HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare
Innovation, Implementation and Policy, VA Los Angeles Healthcare System,
Los Angeles, California, and Karl Lorenz, MD, MSHS, HSR&D Center
for Innovation to Implementation, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System,
Palo Alto, California
Treatments for Veterans with Chronic Low Back
Pain: The CAMEO Trial by
Matthew J. Bair, MD, MS, HSR&D Center for Health Information and
Communication, Indianapolis, Indiana