Competency advisory committee
Jane C. Ballantyne, M.D., F.R.C.A.
Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington
Debra Bakerjian, Ph.D., R.N., F.N.P.
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing; Vice Chair, Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine at UC Davis
Daniel B. Carr, M.D., F.A.B.P.M., F.F.P.M.A.N.Z.C.A. (Hon.)
Professor and Director, Program on Pain Research, Education and Policy, Tufts University School of Medicine
Molly Courtenay, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., Cert. Ed., R.N.
Professor of Clinical Practice, University of Surrey, UK; Visiting Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis
Maja Djukic, Ph.D., R.N.
Assistant Professor, New York University College of Nursing
Steve Given, D.A.O.M., L.Ac.
Dean, Clinical Education; Director, Academic Assessment, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Debra B. Gordon, R.N.-B.C., M.S., D.N.P., A.C.N.S.-B.C., F.A.A.N.
Teaching Associate, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington
Steven B. Graff-Radford, D.D.S.
Director, Program for Headache and Orofacial Pain Program, The Pain Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ian J. Koebner, M.Sc., M.A.O.M., LA.c.
Research Associate, Clinical Specialist and Lecturer, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine
Nancy E. Lane, M.D.
Endowed Chair of Aging and Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology, UC Davis School of Medicine
Joanna Rowe Kaakinen, Ph.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing, Linfield College, Portland Oregon
Robin Kennedy, Ph.D.
Division Chair and Professor, Division of Social Work, Sacramento State University
Judith A. Paice, Ph.D., R.N.
Director, Cancer Pain Program, Division of Hematology-Oncology; Research Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Ravi Prasad, Ph.D.
Assistant Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Inpatient Stanford Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Pain Program
Bruno Pypendop, Dr.Med.Vet., Dr.Vet.Sci., Dipl. A.C.V.A
Professor, Veterinary Anesthesiology, UC Davis
Todd Semla, M.S., Pharm.D., B.C.P.S., F.C.C.P., A.G.S.F.
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefits Management Service; Associate Professor, Departments of Clinical Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine
Naileshni Singh, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine
Kathleen Sluka, P.T., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Bonnie Stevens, R.N., Ph.D.
Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Toronto; Signy Hildur Eaton Chair for Pediatric Nursing Research; Associate Chief for Nursing Research and a senior scientist, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children
Barbara St. Marie, Ph.D., R.N., A.N.P., G.N.P., A.C.H.P.N.
Nurse Practitioner and Supervisor, Pain and Palliative Care, Fairview Ridges Hospital
Scott Strassels, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
Barton Wise, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Musculoskeletal Diseases of Aging Research Group, UC Davis School of Medicine