Eastern Pain Association
Eastern Pain Association
Eastern Pain Association

Welcome to the

Eastern Pain Association

A Regional Section of the American Pain Society



EPA’s 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting
EPA 50th Anniversary
October 17, 2015

Thanks to all who attended!

Some Highlights from the Conference

  • Srinivasa N Raja, MD
  • Seena Ajit, PhD
  • Martin D Cheatle, PhD
  • Christopher Gharibo, MD
  • Ricardo Cruciani,MD & Michael Stanton-Hicks, MDRicardo Cruciani MD PhD, EPA President, Presenting John Bonica Lectureship Award to Michael Stanton-Hicks MD
  • William K Schmidt, PhD
  • Charles E Argoff, MD
  • Joan Culpepper-Morgan, MD
  • Sayed Emal Wahezi, MD
  • Naum Shaparin, MD
  • Boleslav (Boris) Kosharskyy, MD
  • Sarah K Moore, PhD, LCSW
  • Nitin Sekhri, MD
  • Peter Lascarides, DO
  • Shawn Puri, MD
  • Cyrus Kao, MD
  • Yifan Xu, MD, PhD-Candidate
  • EPA Founder's Award-B Berthold-Wolff, PhD
  • Bill Schmidt, PhD & Bert Wolff, PhD


Click Here to see the entire Founder's Award Presentation

Congratulations to the Top 3 Poster Abstracts for 2015:

1st Place: Shenoda B, Alexander G, Lopez EA, Ajit S. A novel role for XIST in modulating gender specific inflammatory response.

2nd Place: Ramanathan S, McDonald MK, Alexander GM, Ajit SK. Regulatory role of hsa-miR-939 on pro-inflammatory mechanisms underlying chronic pain.

3rd Place: Andreae MH, Chen KY, White RS, Nair S, Shaparin N. A logistic regression model on the effect of initiatives to overcome language barriers and improve attendance in an inner city pain clinic.

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Keeping You Informed

The EPA offers local and regional scientific meetings to foster an exchange of clinical and scientific information among multidisciplinary health professionals and researchers interested in the field of pain.

The EPA scientific meetings are complementary to the national and international meetings and offer members the opportunity of networking with local colleagues and keeping abreast of current developments.

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The Annual EPA Scientific Meeting held in attractive venues, routinely offers symposia and lectures given by nationally recognized speakers, posters and exhibits that are designed to appeal to a wide spectrum of specialists and interests.

The annual Dr. John J. Bonica Award and Lecture is the highlight of the Eastern Pain Association's year.

Click here to see the list of Bonica Award Recipients

Our Mission

The Eastern Pain Association is a regional organization of pain specialists including physicians, psychologists, nurses and basic scientists dedicated to promoting clinical care, pain-related research, education and professional practice.



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