Conference Committee


Paul A. Sloan, MD, Chair
Vice-Chair for Research
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology,

University of Kentucky Hospital
Lexington, Kentucky

Richard C. Dart, MD, PhD, Chair
Emergency Medicine Doctor
Chairman of the Denver Health Authority Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

Denver Health and Hospital Authority
 Executive Director of Researched Abuse, Diversion, and Addiction-Related Surveillance (RADARS® System)
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center
Denver, Colorado


Ricardo A. Cruciani, MD, PhD
The Center for Comprehensive Pain Management and Palliative Care
Pennington, New Jersey

Elon Eisenberg, MD
Pain Research Unit
Rambam Medical Center
Haifa, Israel

Gilbert J. Fanciullo, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Pain Management Center
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Perry Fine, MD
Past Co-Chair, International Conference On Opioids
Professor of Anesthesiology, Pain Research Center
School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Jose Antonio Saraiva Ferraz Goncalves, MD
Medical Director
Palliative Care Unit
Portuguese Institute of Oncology
Porto, Portugal

Guy Hans, MD, PhD
Professor in Pain Medicine (Algology)
Antwerp University Hospital (UZA),
Antwerp, Belgium

Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH
Director, Center for Innovative Collaboration
in Medicine & Law
Florida State University College of Medicine
Professor, Department of Geriatrics
Tallahassee, Florida

John D. Loeser, MD
Professor Emeritus, Neurological Surgery
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington

Conor Mc Donnell, MD, MBBCh, BAO, FCARCSI
Assistant Professor,
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE
Professor and Vice Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, Maryland

Natalie Moryl, MD
Pain and Palliative Care Service
Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Rachel Porter MSN RN-BC 
Director of Clinical Operations
Boston Pain Care
Waltham, MA

Gary M. Reisfield, MD
Associate Professor; Director, Division of
Palliative Medicine, University of Florida
Health Science Center, Jacksonville, Florida

Seddon R. Savage, MD, MS
Past Co-Chair, International Conference On Opioids
Director, Dartmouth Center on Addiction Recovery and Education (DCARE)
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology,
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Adjunct Faculty
Dartmouth College
 Hanover New Hampshire
Ricardo Vallejo, MD, PhD
Director of Research
Millennium Pain Center
Bloomington, Illinois  

Carol A. Warfield, MD
Past Co-Chair, International Conference On Opioids
Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Aleksandra Zgierska, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
UW Department of Family Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin