Please welcome Dr Judith Turner.

Dr Judith Turner is Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Rehabilitation turner_judithMedicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA. She received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA and has worked in the University of Washington multidisciplinary pain center since 1980.  Dr Turner has been active in leadership of the International Association for the Study of Pain and is President for 2016-2018. She has published over 200 journal articles, and received the Wilbert E. Fordyce Clinical Investigator award from the American Pain Society and the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine prize for clinical pain research. Her current research interests include chronic opioid therapy, predictors and mediators of pain treatment outcomes, and randomized trials of cognitive-behavioral therapy for chronic pain.

Dr Turner will be presenting the Sunderland Lecture, discussing Cognitive-behavioural treatments for chronic pain: Recent innovation, new insights, and future directions. You can also see Dr Turner present Opioids, chronic pain and function: Recent findings and clinical perspective.

We are delighted to have Dr Judith Turner involved in APS 2017, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this conference has to offer.

Registrations are now open.


About Australian Pain Society

The Australian Pain Society is a multidisciplinary body aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through leadership in clinical practice, education, research and public advocacy.


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