Lynn R. Webster, M.D., F.A.C.P.M., F.A.S.A.M. Vice President, Scientific Affairs, PRA
Lynn R. Webster M.D. is a leading pain physician and researcher with a focus on the management of complex pain problems and addiction. Dr. Webster has long been an advocate for patients suffering from chronic pain, and has fought for better education and safer therapies to address the twin crises of chronic pain and addiction in America. He is dedicated to minimizing the potential for harm from pain medications.
Dr. Webster earned his doctorate of medicine from the University of Nebraska and completed his residency in the University of Utah’s Department of Anesthesiology. He is board certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine, and addiction medicine. He lectures extensively and has authored over 300 scientific publications. Dr. Webster is a senior editor of Pain Medicine and former editor of the sections on Neuromodulation and Opioids, Substance Abuse and Addiction. He maintains a loyal base of thousands of followers via the social networks and his blog at www.thepainfultruthbook.com.
Dr. Webster is vice president of Scientific Affairs for PRA, a leading clinical research organization that operates in more than 80 countries. Dr. Webster is a past president of the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM). He is the author of The Painful Truth: What Chronic Pain Is Really Like and Why It Matters to Each of Us (Webster Media, LLC) and co-producer of the documentary It Hurts until You Die, to be viewed at film festivals and public television in 2017.