We are honoured to introduce the International Keynote Speakers for the
2020 Australian Pain Society 40th Annual Scientific Meeting
to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart next April.

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Dr Erin E. Krebs

Please give a warm welcome to Dr Erin E. Krebs.

Erin E. Krebs, MD, MPH is an internal medicine physician and health services researcher at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Care Delivery and Outcomes Research and University of Minnesota Medical School.

Her research addresses clinical questions related to chronic pain and opioid analgesics, informed by her practice as a primary care physician. She was principal investigator of the landmark Strategies for Prescribing Analgesics Comparative Effectiveness (SPACE) trial that compared long-term pain, function, and quality of life outcomes of opioid therapy versus non-opioid medication therapy for chronic back or osteoarthritis pain.

Her current research focuses on opioid tapering outcomes and care of patients prescribed long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain. Dr Krebs completed medical school and internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota and received her MPH from the University of North Carolina, where she was a Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation Clinical Scholar.

Dr Erin E. Krebs will present Effectiveness of opioids for chronic pain and Patient-centered opioid tapering.

We are delighted to have Dr Erin E. Krebs involved in APS 2020, we hope you will be able to attend and enjoy everything this ASM has to offer.

Registrations are now open!

Click here to register for the 2020 APS 40th ASM.

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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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