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Dr Michael E Schatman

Dr Michael E Schatman

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael E Schatman Ph.D., CPE

Dr. Schatman is a clinical psychologist who has spent the past 37 years working in multidisciplinary chronic pain management. He currently serves on the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Care, and Pain Medicine as well as the faculty of the Department of Population Health's Division of Medical Ethics at New York University Grossman School of Medicine.

Dr. Schatman is the author of over 160 journal articles and book chapters on various aspects of chronic pain management, and lectures regularly on pain management on local, national and international bases. He is also the editor of Ethical Issues in Chronic Pain Management and Chronic Pain Management: Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Program Development, both of which were released by Informa Healthcare in 2007. Dr. Schatman is on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Pain, Pain Practice, Pain & Therapy, the World Journal of Anesthesiology, and Psychological Injury & Law. He resurrected and served as the Chairperson of the Ethics Special Interest Group of the American Pain Society from 2008-2013, serves as the Chairperson of the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Pain Educators – which named him 2011 Clinical Pain Educator of the Year.

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