NIH Workshop on Nonpharmacologic Management of Back Pain—Agenda
William H. Natcher Building, Conference Room D
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
- 8:30 a.m.
Introduction to Workshop
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D. Welcome
Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D. Organization of Workshop
- 8:45 a.m.
Overview of the Complexity of Chronic Back Pain
Session Chair—Gert Bronfort, D.C., Ph.D.
Biology and functional anatomy associated with pain
A. Vania Apkarian, Ph.D. 8:55 a.m.
Judith A. Turner, Ph.D. 9:05 a.m.
William Marras, Ph.D. 9:15 a.m. Discussant:
- 10:30 a.m.
- 10:45 a.m.
“5 Questions” That Are Promising with Testable Hypotheses
Session Chair—Daniel C. Cherkin, Ph.D.
Which nonpharmacologic interventions are most promising; which study designs are most relevant; what scientific questions are of most importance?
Roger Chou, M.D. 10:55 a.m.
Andrea Furlan, M.D., Ph.D. 11:05 a.m.
Timothy Carey, M.D., M.P.H. 11:15 a.m. Discussants:
Debra K. Weiner, M.D.
Sharon Henry, P.T., Ph.D.
Richard Chapman, Ph.D.
- 12:30 p.m.
- 1:30 p.m.
What are the relevant outcome measures?
Session Chair—Richard Deyo, M.D., M.P.H.
Mitchell Haas, D.C., M.A. 1:50 p.m. Discussants:
Julie Fritz, P.T., Ph.D., ATC
Naomi Lynn Gerber, M.D.
- 3:15 p.m.
- 3:30 p.m.
Summary and Integration of Ideas
Session Chairs—Josephine P. Briggs, M.D. & Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
Gert Bronfort, D.C., Ph.D. 3:45 p.m. Discussants:
Daniel C. Cherkin, Ph.D.
Richard Deyo, M.D., M.P.H.
- 4:30 p.m.