9th Annual Kaua’i Pain Conference

Agenda

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Thursday, March 2, 2023

8:00

State-of-the-art Postoperative Pain Management in the Age of COVID

Dr. Christopher Gharibo, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Peri-Operative Care & Pain Medicine; Professor of Orthopedics Medical Director of Pain Medicine, NYU Langone Health

8:45

Disentangling Self from Pain: Thalamic–Default Mode Network Decoupling & a Novel Self-referential Nociceptive Gating Mechanism to Reduce Pain

Fadel Zeidan, PhD, Director, Brain Mechanisms of Pain & Health Lab, UC San Diego

9:30

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

10:00

Updates on Blood-based & Cell-based Therapies

Dr. Dmitri Souza, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Ohio University College of Medicine (OUCOM)

10:45

Gene-therapeutic Targets Elucidate Analgesic Mechanisms

Carolyn A. Fairbanks, PhD, Professor, Depts of Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

11:30

Lunch

12:15

Initial Onset Low Back Pain in Patients 65 and Older: What Works, What Doesn’t, & What the Trends Reveal

1:00

Emerging Interventions for Degenerative Disc Disease & Vertebral Endplate Pain

Dr. Daniel S. Choi, MD, MBA, President, Interventional Pain Specialist, Spine & Pain Center of Kaua’i

1:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

2:15

Managing Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

3:00

Neuromodulation in Pain: Current Evidence

3:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

4:15

Clinician Burnout: Signs, Symptoms, & Consequences of Burnout in Yourself & Others

Amy Gallagher, PsyD, MSHCT, Resiliency Program Leader, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

5:30

Welcome Reception!

Friday, March 3, 2023

8:00

Pain Physicians & Medical Cannabis: Attitudes, Beliefs, Preparedness & Knowledge

Dr. Amy Allen Case, MD, FAAHPM, Professor, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

8:45

Cancer Pain Coordination of Care

Dr. Shane E. Brogan, MB Bch, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Huntsman Cancer Institute

9:30

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

10:00

Immune-mediated Molecular Mechanisms of Pain

10:45

α2C-Adrenergic Receptors, Combination Therapy, Spinal Analgesia & Adrenergic-Opioid Synergy

11:30

Lunch

12:15

Pain, Neural Plasticity, Inhaled Cannabis, Psilocybin, & Ketamine

Fadel Zeidan, PhD, Director, Brain Mechanisms of Pain & Health Lab, UC San Diego

1:00

Urine Toxicology Screening Among Chronic Pain Patients on Opioid Therapy: Frequency & Predictability of Abnormal Findings

1:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

2:15

Advances in Neuromodulation for Chronic Pain

3:00

The Metamorphosis of Interventional Headache Medicine

Dr. Dmitri Souza, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Ohio University College of Medicine (OUCOM)

3:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

4:15

Clinician Wellness Workshop: De-stigmatizing Wellbeing, Implementing Systems, & Identifying Support

Amy Gallagher, PsyD, MSHCT, Resiliency Program Leader, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

Saturday, March 4, 2023

7:30

Breakfast Symposium

8:00

The 2022 CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain: What’s New? What Changed? What Matters.

Dr. Samer Narouze, MD, PhD, Chairman, Center for Pain Medicine, Western Reserve Hospital

8:45

Understanding & Addressing Disparities in Pain Care

9:30

Coffee & Networking Break

10:00

Intrathecal Drug Delivery: Catheter Tip Placement & Dosing Strategies

Dr. Shane E. Brogan, MB Bch, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Huntsman Cancer Institute

10:45

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Pain Management

11:30

Lunch

12:15

Pathophysiology of Fibromyalgia

1:00

Pathophysiology of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

1:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

2:15

Community Forum

Governor Joshua B. Green, MD, Governor, Hawai’i; Dr. Carmen Renee Green, MD, Dean of the CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM), The City College of New York

3:45

Break (30 min): Posters & Exhibits

4:15

Clinician Wellness Workshop: Reducing Isolation, Renewing Resiliency, & Building Support

5:15

Conference Concludes

Conference agenda is subject to change