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Michael C. Barnes jd, miep


Michael Barnes is managing partner, dcba Law & Policy, in Washington, dc. He advises pharmaceutical companies, laboratories, treatment programs, and practitioners seeking to improve health outcomes and reduce risks of liability. Mr. Barnes is a founder and the chairman of the not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence and is a member of the advisory board for the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. He has authored scholarly articles and presents frequently at conferences nationwide. He contributes to U.S. News & World Report; provides analysis for cnbc, cnn, fox Business/News, and msnbc; and served as confidential counsel, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Ramon L. Cuevas-Trisan md


Ramon Cuevas-Trisan is Chief of the Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation & Pain Management Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Sanford M. Silverman md


Sanford Silverman is an Affiliate Assistant Professor, Clinical Biomedical Science, at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. He is also ceo and Medical Director of Comprehensive Pain Medicine in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Forest Tennant md, drph, facpm, mph


Forest Tennant is a former us Army Medical Officer and Public Health Physician. He is the founder and Medical Director of Veract Intractable Pain Clinic in West Covina, California. He started a pain clinic for cancer and postpolio patients in eastern Los Angeles County, was coauthor of the “Pain Patient’s Bill of Rights” section 2241.5 of the ca Division of Health and Safety code, and instrumental in passing the “ca Intractable Pain Act.” Dr. Tennant was a professor at ucla School of Public Health, and Drug Advisor for the National Football League, la Dodgers, and nascar.



Q2 | 2017

PAINWeek Journal Vol 5, Q2  
PAINWeek Journal Vol 5, Q2  

Arachnoiditis: Taming The Painful Shrew; Abuse Deterrent Formulations; Diligence and Documentation: Managing the Risk of Prescribing Control...