Patient Advocacy Award

The Patient Advocacy Award recognizes the activity of an individual in advocating for appropriate evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from pain. This award was created to honor those healthcare professionals whose deeds reflect their recognition of the importance and impact of the specialty of pain medicine.

Past Recipients

2001: Warner Wood, MD

2002: Robert Biscup, MS DO

2003: None

2004: Kenneth Moritsugu, MD MPH

2005: John (Jack) C. Lewin, MD

2006: None

2007: Louis W. Sullivan, MD

2008: Robert D. Kerns, PhD

2009: None

2010: Myra Christopher

2011: Will Rowe

2012: Robert J. Saner II, JD

2013: Malene Davis, MBA MSN CHPN, and Capital Caring

2014: Edward Bilsky, PhD

2015: Samir K. Ballas, MD, FACP

2016: Penney Cowan and Carmen R. Green, MD

2017: Judith A. Paice, PhD, RN

2018: Paul Christo, MD MBA

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