USASP 2023

The United States Association for the Study of Pain 2023 Conference

Several faculty, staff and trainees along with other researchers from across the country presented research at this years USASP conference held in Durham, NC.

Angela Mickle presented “Vulnerable Dispositional traits and Poverty are Associated with Older Brain Age in Adults with Knee Pain”. Full Abstract.

Dr. Steve Pratscher presented “Conscious Connected Breathing with Breath Retention for Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study”. Full Abstract.

Dr. Taylor Buchanan presented “The Impact of Exercise on Affect Balance Styles in Older, Hypertensive Females: Preliminary Findings”. Full Abstract.

Dr. Aaron Mickle presented “A dive into the MAPP data: Urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome and hypertension”. Full Abstract.

We also congratulate awards presented at the conference: Former post doctoral fellow in Pain TRAILs and current Research Assistant Professor, Dr. Alisa Johnson received an award for Outstanding Research Presentation. Affiliated faculty Dr. Aaron Mickle received the C.E. Cornelius Young Investigator Award to acknowledge the contributions of young faculty members to advancement of knowledge in biomedical research.