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 30 years working in multidisciplinary chronic pain management. He is currently the Director of Research of the U.S. Pain Foundation in Bellevue, WA and Middletown, CT, and serves on the teaching faculty at Tufts School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health & Community Medicine in Boston, MA.
Dr. Schatman is the author of over 100 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 Medicine, Pain Practice, Pain & Therapy, the World Journal of Anesthesiology and Psychological Injury & Law, serving as the Ethics Forum co-Editor of Pain Medicine and as the Ethics co-Section Head of Psychological Injury & Law. He is the Secretary of the Western Pain Society, resurrected and served as the Chairperson of the Ethics Special Interest Group of the American Pain Society from 2008-2013, is a member of the Ethics Committee of the American Pain Society, the Ethics Council 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.