Jolene Smith, DO, DABA, DABA-PM | Karry Smith, PhD, MPH – Chronic Pain
The goal of this lecture is to understand the evolution of pain management, treatment with opioids, overdose epidemic, and currently accepted be practices for treating patients.
- This lecture will focus on the osteopathic approach to treating chronic pain.
- Historical perspective
- CDC guidelines
- Unintended consequences
- Pain management best practices
- Common chronic pain conditions/non-opioid alternatives
- Case studies
Board Certified in Pain Management
Board Certified in Anesthesia
Medical School—Des Moines University
Anesthesia Residency—Mayo Clinic
Pain Medicine Fellowship—Mayo Clinic
Dr. Smith is a paid consultant for Boston Scientific and Abbott/St. Jude. She is a sub-PI for Medtronic.
Karry Smith, PhD, MPHRelated seminars and products: 1
Dr. Karry Smith earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and a PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Iowa. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 2014 and is currently a Medical Writing Manager at Greenwich Biosciences, the company that makes the FDA-approved, cannabinoid-based product Epidiolex. In 2019, Dr. Smith earned a graduate certificate in cannabinoid pharmacology from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Smith has longstanding interests in pain medicine, addiction, opioids, and cannabinoids. To that end, she is currently pursuing a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree at Johns Hopkins in Health Policy and Management and hopes to focus her research on pain and the safety of cannabinoids co-administered with opioids. She is passionate about education and is currently co-teaching a special topics course to healthcare students at Des Moines University that focuses on pain management and associated issues.
Dr. Smith is an employee of Greenwich Biosciences/GW Pharma. She was previously (withing the past 12 months) a paid consultant for MedPharm Iowa, a state-licensed medical cannabis manufacturer.