Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 22, 2012
PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, has announced the winner of the Pain Clinician of the Year award for 2012. The award recognizes a practitioner who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to clinical pain practice and pain education. This year the award is sponsored by Neura Therapeutik and will be given to David R. Creecy, RPh, CPE.
David is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, and has owned and operated Poquoson Pharmacy, a traditional and compounding pharmacy in Poquoson, Virginia for over 20 years. He is a member of a wide range of pain management and pharmacist organizations, and is a past president of the Virginia Pharmacists Association. David has taught pharmaceutical compounding, and is a preceptor at both Hampton University and VCU/MCV School of Pharmacy. In 2009 he successfully completed the requirements of the American Society of Pain Educators and is a Certified Pain Educator.
Commenting on the award, Debra Weiner, Director of Program Development for PAINWeek, said, “David has been a valued participant in PAINWeek conferences since their inception, and we are very pleased to be recognizing his contributions and achievements as a practitioner and educator.“
The award will be bestowed during the Keynote presentation at PAINWeek 2012 on Wednesday, September 5. With over 120 hours of continuing medical education activities available, PAINWeek is the largest and best attended pain management conference in the country. The conference schedule and additional information is available at http://www.painweek.org.
PAINWeek is the nation’s largest pain conference for frontline practitioners with an interest in pain management. Convening for its 6th consecutive year on September 5-8, 2012, in Las Vegas, PAINWeek expects to welcome over 1500 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals for a comprehensive program of course offerings, satellite events, and exhibits. Over 120 hours of continuing medical education activities will be presented. To learn more and register for PAINWeek 2012, visit http://www.painweek.org.