Clinical Pain Educator of the Year
Ted W. Jones, PhD, CPE
Dr. Jones is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee. He has over 30 years of clinical experience, including working the last 15 years in the area of chronic pain. In addition to his full-time clinical practice, he has published multiple empirical studies on the topic of opioid risk assessment.
Government Pain Educator of the Year
Jennifer L. Gansen, DPT, CPE
Dr. Gansen joined the John H. Bradley VA Outpatient Clinic (Appleton, Wisconsin) in 2008. She has championed a strategic plan initiative for VA PTs to develop a biopsychosocial approach to persistent pain, including an online program.
Industry Pain Educator of the Year
Leah J. LaRue, PharmD, PMP
Dr. LaRue most recently led the development of the medical advocacy department at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. She is responsible for developing and implementing a portfolio-wide alliance strategy, serving as the key contact in building and maintaining external relationships, and executing safe use initiatives.