Dr Michael Schatman appointed Director of Research and Network Development at Boston PainCare (MA, USA)

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Dove Medical Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Michael Schatman, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pain Research, as Director of Research and Network Development at Boston PainCare – an interdisciplinary pain treatment/management center based in Waltham, Massachusetts (USA). Dr. Schatman will be responsible for the development and execution of multiple research programs, in addition to promoting the development of research networks in the Boston area and nationally.

Dr. Schatman (PhD, CPE) is a clinical psychologist with broad expertise in chronic pain management, which he regularly speaks about on national and international forums. He currently serves on the teaching faculty at Tufts School of Medicine in Boston (MA, USA). Dr. Schatman is a member of the Ethics Committee of the American Pain Society, the Ethics Council of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Pain Educators.

In a recent Editorial, Dr. Schatman hailed Boston PainCare as “one of the rare American pain treatment facilities that does it right” adding “the leadership of this organization is dedicated to changing the paradigm through which chronic pain is treated not only on a local level, but nationally as well.”

Speaking about his new appointment, Dr Schatman remarked, “The clinical care at Boston PainCare is spectacular. With its overreaching emphasis on the quality of pain treatment, the facility is, and should be, a model for overall excellence. Its commitment to research that will actually enhance patient treatment will be Boston PainCare’s next evolutionary step toward a target for which pain treatment centers should strive.”

Notes to Editors
The Journal of Pain Research is an online open access peer-reviewed journal published by Dove Medical Press Ltd. The journal welcomes laboratory and clinical findings in the fields of pain research and the prevention and management of pain. It was launched in 2008 and has an Impact Factor of 2.58 (2016 Impact Factor, JCR®).

Dove Medical Press Ltd is a privately held company specializing in the publication of open access peer-reviewed journals in medicine, biomedicine, science and technology.

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